Supporting Kinship Guardian Assistance Program (KinGAP)

Keeping families together by helping relative foster families become legal guardians When a child is placed in foster care by the court, sometimes a relative is approved to become the foster parent of the child. After the child has been placed in this relative foster home, in some circumstances—if the court determines that the child […]

New Standards needed for Parent’s Attorneys

Parents have a long-recognized constitutional right to raise their children as they see fit, without governmental interference.  The U.S. Supreme Court has repeatedly upheld this right, most recently in the 2000 case of Troxel v. Granville (530 US 57).  However, if the government determines that a parent has abused or neglected her children, the government […]

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