Children Generally in Child Welfare Cases - Model Acts

  1. American Bar Association, Model Act Governing the Representation of Children in Abuse, Neglect, and Dependency Proceedings (101A) (2011), full version available at, adopted resolution available at

    1. Amy Harfeld, The Right to Counsel Landscape After Passage of the ABA Model Act – Implications for Reform, 36 Nova L. Rev. 325 (Spring 2012).

  2. American Bar Association Section of Family Law, Standards of Practice for Lawyers Representing Children in Custody Cases (Aug. 2003), available at