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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  |  2d Dist.

In re M.B., 2019 IL App (2d) 181008 (May 6, 2019) Winnebago Co. (JORGENSEN) Vacated and remanded.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Juvenile Sex Offenders  |  1st Dist.

In re: H.C., 2019 IL App (1st) 182581 (May 5, 2019) Cook Co. (GORDON) Affirmed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

2d Dist.

In re Natalia O., 2019 IL App (2d) 181014 (April 19, 2019) Winnebago Co. (SCHOSTOK) Affirmed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Juvenile Sex Offenders  |  3d Dist.

In re M.H., 2019 IL App (3d) 180625 (April 9, 2019) Will Co. (LYTTON) Reversed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Juvenile Sentencing  |  4th Dist.

In re K.C., 2019 IL App (4th) 180693 (March 16, 2019) Champaign Co. (HARRIS) Affirmed.