Legislation: child counsel in CHIPS cases

02/23/2017, Legislation, Abuse/Neglect/Dependency - Children

SB 1386 would clarify that children 10 and over have a right to counsel in child welfare cases and continue representation through permanency.

 

Introduced and referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy Committees on 2/23/17.

 

Nccrc_involvement_icon The NCCRC assisted with the drafting of this bill.