The Value of Permanency: State Implementation of Legal Guardianship Under the Adoption and Safe Families Act of 1997

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Sarah Katz

Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law

Date Written: June 30, 2014

Abstract

This article focuses on the law surrounding cases where legal guardianship has been granted to a relative or other caregiver after a child has spent time in foster care. The article explores the differential value placed on the parent-child relationship in resolving custody disputes in the public and private law contexts.

Keywords: child welfare, ASFA, legal guardianship

Suggested Citation

Katz, Sarah, The Value of Permanency: State Implementation of Legal Guardianship Under the Adoption and Safe Families Act of 1997 (June 30, 2014). Michigan State Law Review, Vol. 1079, No. 4, 2013, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-23, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2460894

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