Dependency or Abuse/Neglect - Model Acts and Resolutions

  1. American Bar Association, Standards of Practice for Lawyers Who Represent Children in Abuse and Neglect Cases, (approved by the ABA House of Delegates Feb. 5, 1996), available at

  2. American Bar Association, Center on Children and the Law, The Bar-Youth Empowerment Project, Resolution (Aug. 2005).

  3. Washington State Bar Association, Model Act Governing the Representation of Children in Abuse, Neglect, and Dependency Proceedings (2015), available at