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

34 Pages Posted: 1 Jul 2014 Last revised: 6 Aug 2014

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

Sarah Katz (Contact Author)

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