Children Generally in Child Welfare Cases- Law Review Articles and Treatises

  1. Barbara Atwood, Representing Children Who Can't or Won't Direct Counsel: Best Interests Lawing or No Lawyer At All?, 53 Ariz. L. Rev. 381 (Summer 2011).

  2. Michael Dale & Louis Reidenberg, Providing Attorneys for Children in Dependency and Termination of Parental Rights Proceedings in Florida: The Issue Updated, 35 Nova L. Rev. 305 (Spring 2011).

  3. Michael Dale & Louis Reidenberg, The Kids Aren't Alright: Every Child Should Have An Attorney in Child Welfare Proceedings in Florida, 36 Nova L. Rev. 345 (Spring 2012).

  4. Judge Leonard Edwards, Improving Juvenile Dependency Courts, Juv. and Fam. Ct. J. (1997), available at

  5. Linda Elrod, Child Custody Practice and Procedure Database, Child Custody Prac. & Proc. § 12:4 (updated October 2009).

  6. Linda Elrod, Counsel for the Child in Custody Disputes - The Time Is Now, 26 Fam. L.Q. 53 (1992), available at

  7. Cynthia Godsoe, All in the Family: Towards a New Representational Model for Parents and Children, 24 Geo. J. Legal Ethics 303 (Spring 2011).

  8. Sarah L. Marx, Seen But Not Heard: Advocating for Children in New York State, 25 Touro L.R. 491 (2009), available at

  9. Erin Shea McCann and Casey Trupin, Kenny A Does Not Live Here: Efforts in Washington State to Improve Legal Representation for Children in Foster Care, 36 Nova L. Rev. 363 (Spring 2012).

  10. Miriam C. Meyer-Thompson, Wanted: Forever Home: Achieving Permanent Outcomes for Nevada's Foster Children, 14 Nev. L.J. 268 (Fall 2013), available at

  11. William Wesley Patton, It Matters Not What Is But What Might Have Been: The Standard of Appellate Review for Denial of Counsel in Child Dependency and Parental Severance Trials, 12 Whittier L. Rev. 537 (1991).

  12. William Wesley Patton, Standards of Appellate Review for Denial of Counsel and Ineffective Assistance of Counsel in Child Protection and Parental Severance Trials, 27 Loy. U. Chi. L.J. 195 (1991).

  13. Jennifer K. Pokempner, Riya Saha Shah, Mark F. Houldin, Michael J. Dale, and Robert G. Schwartz, The Legal Significance of Adolescent Development On the Right To Counsel: Establishing the Constitutional Right To Counsel for Teens in Child Welfare Matters and Assuring a Meaningful Right To Counsel in Delinquency Matters, 47 Harv. C.R.-C.L. L. Rev. 529 (Summer 2012).

  14. Catherine J. Ross, From Vulnerability to Voice: Appointing Counsel for Children in Civil Litigation, 64 Fordham L. Rev. 1571 (1996).