Links to State and Tribal Child Welfare Law and Policy - District of Columbia

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Statutes

Website for Statutes:

http://www.lexisnexis.com/hottopics/dccode/ 

Citations:

  • Adoption: title 4, chapter 3; title 16, chapter 3
  • Child protection: title 4, chapters 13, 14A; title 16, chapter 23 (subchapter I)
  • Child welfare: title 4, chapters 2 (subchapter XVII), 2A, 13 (subchapter I), 14, 14a, 15; title 16, chapters 23 (subchapters III, IV, V), chapter 48
  • Guardianship: title 16, chapter 23 (subchapter V)
  • Youth services: title 4, chapter 13 (subchapter I, part C-iii)
  • Indian child welfare: title 16, § 16-4601.03

Regulation/Policy

Website for Administrative Code:

https://dcregs.dc.gov/

Notes:

See title 29, chapters 16, 47, 49, 59-63, 68, 70, 83-85.

Website for Agency Policies:

http://cfsa.dc.gov/page/cfsa-online-policy-manual

Other Resources

District of Columbia Superior Court Rules