Parents Generally in Child Welfare Cases - Studies and Reports

  1. American Bar Association, Center on Children and the Law for The Child Welfare Services Division of The Michigan State Court Administrative Office, Legal Representation for Parents in Child Welfare Proceedings: A Performance-Based Analysis of Michigan Practice (2009), available at http://courts.mi.gov/Administration/SCAO/Resources/Documents/Publications/CWS/2009ABAParentRepresentationReport.pdf.

  2. American Bar Association, Summary of Parent Representation Models (2009), available at http://new.abanet.org/child/PublicDocuments/summary_of_parentrepresentation_models.doc.

  3. Elizabeth Thornton, Court-Based Child Welfare Reforms: Improved Child/Family Outcomes and Potential Cost Savings (August 2012), available at https://firstfocus.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/FirstFocus-Rights-CourtBasedChildWelfare.pdf.

  4. Women's Law Center of Maryland, Inc., Families in Transition: A Follow-up Study Exploring Family Law Issues in Maryland (Dec. 2006), available at http://www.wlcmd.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/Families-in-Transition.pdf.

  5. Vivek Sankaran and John Pollock, A National Survey on a Parent's Right to Counsel in Termination of Parental Rights and Dependency Cases (2016).

  6. Steve M. Wood, Alicia Summers, and Crystal Soderman Duarte, Legal Representation in the Juvenile Dependency System: Travis County, Texas' Parent Representation Pilot Project54 Fam. Ct. Rev. 277 (Apr. 2016).