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Child Law

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Section ProspectusThe mission of ISBA Child Law Section

  • to inform all lawyers practicing in the areas impacting children including but not limited to juvenile justice and child protection law, adoption, education, guardianship, family law of the current and significant developments in those areas;
  • to review, monitor and propose legislation in all legal areas impacting children;
  • to enhance the professional skills of lawyers who practice in these areas through continuing legal education programs and publications; and
  • to provide a forum for all entities, lawyers and other interested parties to work for the refinement and improvement of laws and systems impacting children.

Recent Related Cases

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Termination of Parental Rights  |  3d Dist.

In re S.P., 2019 IL App (3d) 180476 (January 4, 2019) Will Co. (CARTER) Affirmed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Juvenile Law  |  1st Dist.

In re N.A., 2018 IL App (1st) 181332 (December 31, 2018) Cook Co., 1st Div, (GRIFFIN) Affirmed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Termination of Parental Rights  |  1st Dist.

In the Interest of Julieanna M., 2018 IL App (1st) 172972 (December 11, 2018) Cook Co., 1st Div, (GRIFFIN) Affirmed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Termination of Parental Rights  |  1st Dist.

In re J.B., 2018 IL App (1st) 173096 (December 11, 2018) Cook Co., 2d Div, (LAVIN) Affirmed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Abuse and Neglect  |  1st Dist.

In re J.D., 2018 IL App (1st) 180580 (December 7, 2018) Cook Co., 2d Div. (HYMAN) Reversed and remanded.