ABA Adopts Model Act on Child's Right to Counsel

01/01/2012, Bar Effort, Abuse/Neglect/Dependency - Children

In 2011, the ABA endorsed the Model Act for Children in Abuse, Neglect and Dependency Proceedings that calls for a categorical right to client-directed counsel for children in dependency and termination of parental rights proceedings.


Nccrc_involvement_icon The NCCRC gave input as the Model Act was being developed.