Juvenile Law: Dependency, 2017 Edition

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Represent your clients—both juveniles and parents—effectively in juvenile dependency cases with this comprehensive resource.
1 volume; loose-leaf
944 pages
Publication Date: Oct. 15, 2017
Editorial Review Board: Hon. Annette Hillman, Joanne Southey, Mary Shannon Storey, and Morgan Long

Represent your clients—both juveniles and parents—effectively with Juvenile Law: Dependency. Written by public defenders, state attorneys, private practitioners, and judges, Juvenile Law deals with issues relevant to dependency cases, child abuse reporting, hearings and motions, and adoption proceedings. It offers a thorough examination of the Juvenile Code as well as the code’s case law interpretations, includes the latest legislative developments and cases, and is full of practice tips and forms. Order your copy today and have the creative solutions your clients need at your fingertips.


1 The Role of the Juvenile Dependency Court—Systems and Parties
2 The Rights of Parties to a Dependency Case
3 Ethics and Standards in Dependency and Termination of Parental Rights Proceedings
4 Child-Abuse Reporting Law
5 Investigation, Assessment, and Initial Response to Child Abuse
6 Indian Child Welfare Act
7 The Dependency Petition
8 Preadjudication Procedure and Shelter Hearings
9 Jurisdiction and Disposition
10 The Review Hearing
11 Permanency
12 Termination of Parental Rights
13 Postjudgment Motions
14 Appeals
15 Immigration Issues
16 Guardian Ad Litem Appointment
17 Confidentiality of Records in Juvenile Proceedings
18 Crossover of Dependency to Delinquency
19 Adoption

Table of Forms
Table of Statutes and Rules
Table of Cases
Subject Index


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