Judge’s Action Alert: Supporting Early Legal Advocacy Before Court Involvement in Child Welfare Cases

Judges Action Alert Feb 2021

This Judge’s Action Alert highlights: 

  • the reasons for providing legal advocacy early in a child welfare case before court involvement, 
  • roles legal advocates play when appointed before court involvement in a case, 
  • benefits of early, precourt legal advocacy, 
  • how early, precourt legal advocacy supports judges’ roles, 
  • how judges can support early legal advocacy, and 
  • how communities are using early, precourt legal advocacy in child welfare cases. 

Read the alert. Published February 25, 2021.

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