Legal Advice for Foster Care — 10 results
Written by attorney Angelina Zinn, almost 3 years ago.
It can be very difficult when children are split up, whether it be through family or Child Protective Services.Many times the oldest sibling wants to either adopt or take full... more
Written by attorney Rachel Elovitz, about 3 years ago.
To Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, simplicity was the hallmark of modern architecture, hence the aphorism for which he is credited, Less is more. When it comes to children in foster care, less... more
Written by attorney Wendy S. Alton, over 2 years ago.
In Michigan, the state has the power to remove children from their parents home if there has been abuse or neglect, and the child is unsafe. There are rigorous laws and regulations to be... more
Written by attorney Mark Iverson, over 4 years ago.
The state of Washington removes children from their mother or
father when the children
are at risk of harm. The child is then placed in a
foster home. The parents of... more
Written by Avvo Staff, about 6 years ago.
Adopting from foster care can be more affordable than adopting privately, either domestically or internationally (http://www.avvo.com/legal-guides/international-adoption). It may not be... more
Written by attorney Randy T. Enochs, about 3 years ago.
Under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), an eligible employee may takeleave to care for a covered family member, including a parent.A "parent" under the FMLA includes a... more
Written by attorney Nicole B Chafetz, almost 4 years ago.
WHAT IS A DEPENDENCY CASE? A "dependency" case is civil not criminal. In most cases, there is no criminal consequence or jailing that will occur as a result of your actions on this case.... more
Written by attorney Randy T. Enochs, almost 4 years ago.
The Family Medical Leave Act provides protection for covered employees to take up to 12 weeks of leave under three specific conditions:
-for the birth and care of the newborn child of the... more
Written by Avvo Staff, almost 6 years ago.
A special needs adoption is the adoption of a child who has a condition that may inhibit adoption without financial assistance. These children are often referred to as waiting children and... more
Written by attorney Jeffrey B. Engle, over 2 years ago.
Foster parents have no legal standing to pursue the adoption of children placed in their care without the consent of the child welfare agency that has legal custody of the foster child, or... more