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Family Justice Initiative

Webinar: Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on Foster Care Legal Representation

On Nov. 14, 2023, FJI hosted a webinar to review the NPRM on Foster Care Legal Representation. Panelists from across the country explained how this rule will support prevention and multidisciplinary programs and improve quality legal representation for families in prevention and post-petition cases. They also offered guidance on how to comment and respond to the NPRM.

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Prepetition Legal Representation

On Wednesday, Sept 23, 2020, the Family Justice Initiative hosted a webinar on prepetition legal representation for parents and youth in the child welfare system. Presenters discussed prepetition representation programs, including funding, getting started, relationship with the child welfare agency as a referral source, best practices and outcomes.

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