From Chronicle of Social Change: Top New York Judge Endorses Call to Address “Crisis” in Parent Legal Representation

Just months after a new offer of federal funding to help represent parents in child welfare cases, a commission established by New York’s chief judge has called for statewide guarantees of well-funded legal counsel and a state-level office to ensure that promise is being lived up to. Top New York Judge Endorses Call to Address…

Letter from ABA President Robert Carlson to Secretary of the United States Department of Health and Human Services re: Title IV-E Funds

February 19, 2019 – “ABA President Robert Carlson sends letter to the Secretary of the United States Department of Health and Human Services commending the recent decision to open up Title IV-E funds for state investments in children’s and parents’ attorneys in child welfare proceedings.”