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Understanding Child Welfare and the Courts
Provides families involved with the child welfare system an overview of the court process. This factsheet answers frequently asked questions about parental rights and offers suggestions on how to prepare for and respond to court proceedings. It also includes information on filing an appeal, a glossary of court terms, and recommended resources.
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Suggested Citation: Child Welfare Information Gateway. (2016). Understanding child welfare and the courts. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Children’s Bureau.
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