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  |  5th Dist.

In re adoption of P.J.H., 2019 IL App (5th) 190089 (August 5, 2019) Madison Co. (MOORE) Affirmed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

FOIA  |  2d Dist.

Walker v. Bruscato, 2019 IL App (2d) 170775 (July 30, 2019) Winnebago Co. (McLAREN) Affirmed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Termination of Parental Rights  |  1st Dist.

In re J.C., 2019 IL App (1st) 182226 (July 23, 2019) Cook Co., 2d Div, (MASON) Affirmed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Abuse and Neglect  |  1st Dist.

In re J.S., 2019 IL App (1st) 190059 (July 12, 2019) Cook Co., 6th Div, (HARRIS) Affirmed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Abuse and Neglect  |  5th Dist.

In re Custody of K.N.L., 2019 IL App (5th) 190082 (July 2, 2019) Randolph Co. (WELCH) Affirmed.