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ABA Child Law Practice

Courtroom Innovations The NCJFCJ's new Enhanced Resource Guidelines are reshaping courtroom practice in child welfare cases. Learn how judges and attorneys can benefit from the guidelines.
Trauma and Attorney-Client Relationship Understanding trauma’s impact on behavior can help you modify your approach with traumatized clients and prepare clients for court proceedings. Lock
Supporting Infants A new court in Davidson County, Tennessee is keeping a close eye over babies who enter the child welfare system.


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