Checklist: Representing Nonresident Fathers in Dependency Cases (Portion in Chapter 4 of Advocating for Nonresident Fathers in Child Welfare Court Cases).

Page Count
2
Year Published
2009
Author (Individual)
Cohen, Andrew L
Author (Organization)
ABA Center on Children and the Law.
National Quality Improvement Center on Non-Resident Fathers and the Child Welfare System.
Resource Type
Book
Resource Format
PDF
Resource Language
English
Designed to assist advocates for nonresident fathers in child welfare cases, this checklist provides tips for representing nonresident fathers in dependency cases. Strategies for advocates are explained and include: fight for custody if the client wishes, ensure successful father-child visits, prove the father's fitness to parent at trial, and help fathers who do not want custody achieve their other goals.

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