Raising the Bar for Lawyers Who Represent Children: ABA Standards of Practice for Custody Cases
Posted: 3 Aug 2017
Date Written: 2003
This article chronicles how the new ABA Standards of Practice for Lawyers Who Represent Children in Custody Cases evolved over nearly ten years. These Custody Standards clarify the roles lawyers should play in representing children and, hopefully, will serve as a model for states looking to upgrade representation for children in custody disputes.
Keywords: Child Custody, Attorneys, Adopted Children, Child Custody Hearings, Guardian Ad Litem, Childrens Rights, Child Neglect, Child Abuse, Family Law, Child Welfare
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