High-Quality Legal Representation

The Family Justice Initiative believes that children and families deserve access to high-quality legal representation

The following describes the fundamental attributes of high-quality legal representation for children and parents. These are attributes/elements that must be met by individual parents’ and children’s attorneys as well as by the systems or structures governing legal representation for children and parents in child welfare proceedings.

To read more about the attributes, please see: Attributes of High-Quality Legal Representation for Children and Parents in Child Welfare Proceedings 

2017 Survey of Parents’ and Children’s Attorney Compensation and Supports