Case law updateBy Kathryn BischoffDecember 2000Mother's appeal from termination of her parental rights. Reversed and remanded.
Case law update: abuse/neglectBy Kathryn BischoffOctober 2000The States' petition alleged the minors were neglected due to an environment injurious to their welfare.
Case law update: abuse/neglectBy Kathryn BischoffApril 2000Respondent mother appealed a permanency order for one of her children to continue to be long-term foster care with the paternal grandmother.
Case Law UpdatesBy Kathryn BischoffFebruary 2000Mother appealed a termination of her parental rights. Appellate Court held the finding that mother had not made reasonable progress toward return of her children was against the manifest of the evidence. Reversed.
Editor’s noteOctober 2000Have you always wanted to be a published writer?
Families IntactBy Catherine M. RyanFebruary 2000Families Intact began in August of 1999 to offer a family approach to the treatment of substance abuse by a family member by providing addiction treatment services in conjunction with multi-family therapy.
The family as a businessBy Michael F. ChiappettaJune 2000Families struggling with family problems often have difficulty resolving them because they lack a good model of how a family should operate effectively.
A message from the chairBy Timijanel Boyd OdomJune 2000Following in the footsteps of my predecessor, Attorney Richard Larson, I would like to take executive privilege about a particular Juvenile Law Issue that has moved me to comment so publicly.
New rules for special educationBy Nancy HablutzelDecember 2000The Illinois State Board of Education has finally released the new regulations for the implementation of IDEA 97 in Illinois.
The Parent Education ProgramApril 2000The Cook County Juvenile Court Child Protection Division has established an education program for litigants on courtroom events and procedures in child abuse, neglect and dependency cases
Parental responsibility statutes to Illinois lawBy Stephanie A. RobinsonOctober 2000Compared to parental responsibility statutes of other states and to common law, the parental responsibility statute of Illinois found at 740 ILCS 115/1 et seq., lies in the middle of a continuum, with low, very limited liability at one end and high, very expansive liability at the other end.