Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznare
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Thursday, February 16, 2006

Child Welfare Lawsuit Settled

"Fulton County must provide "adequate, effective and zealous" attorneys to represent abused and neglected children in the child welfare system, according to a lawsuit settlement reached Monday.The settlement resolves a 2002 suit that accused the county of failing to provide children with adequate legal representation during foster care hearings. Without a legal champion, the lawsuit charged, some children lingered in foster care limbo or were returned to abusive homes." By Craig Schneider, Link to Article (last visited 2-15-06 NVS)

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