Quality of Legal Representation

ABA, Principles for Appointment of Representation in Custody and Visitation Proceedings (1997).

ABA, Standards of Practice of Lawyers Representing a Child in Abuse Cases.

American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Representing Children: Standards for Attorneys and Guardians Ad Litem in Custody or Visitation Proceedings (1994).

Center for Children’s Advocacy, “Who will Speak for Me?” Video and Resource Package

CBA, Committee on Professional Ethics, Informal Opinion 94-29: Service as Attorney for Minor Child in a Dissolution Case.

CBA, Counsel for Children: Guidelines For Court and Counsel in Civil Custody Cases, 56 Conn. Bar J. 484 (1982).

CBA, Report and Minority Report on Role of Counsel for the Minor Child, 6 Conn. Family Lawyer, No. 4, 37 (1991).

Downs, A New Paradigm for Representation of Children: The “Kindercentric” Model, 9 Divorce Litigation, No 12, 221 (1997).

Haralambie, A., Glaser, D., “Practical and Theoretical Problems with the AAML Standards for Representing ‘Impaired’ Children” Journal of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Vol 13 pp. 57-93 Summer 1995.

Parley, Representing Children in Custody Litigation, 11 J. Acad. Mat. Lawyers 45 (1993).

“Proceedings of the Conference on Ethical Issues in the Legal Representation of Children”, Vol LXIV Fordham Law Review No. 4, March 1996.

Representing Children in Child Protective Proceedings: Ethical and Practical Dimensions by Jean Koh Peters, 500 pages (1997) – LEXIS Law Publishing – phone 800/562-1197 *KFC 3735 P47 1997

Representing Children in Families – Recommendations for Children’s Lawyers and Advocates
January 12-14, 2006
UNLV Conference Materials

Solomon, “Staying in Role: Representing Children in Dependency and Neglect Cases”, 70, Connecticut Bar Journal 258 (1996)

Standards of Practice for Child Protection Attorneys Practicing in Juvenile Matters
Pursuant to C.G.S 46b-123c(3) the Commission on Child Protection issued Standards of Practice to be used by attorneys as a guide to providing competent and zealous advocacy for their clients.

* Refer to either Call Numbers at the University of Connecticut School of Law Library or available at the Center for Children’s Advocacy Legal Resource Center. For more information, contact the Center for Children’s Advocacy.

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