Juvenile Courts and Laws Committee - Minutes for November 16, 2012

Discussion regarding enhancing provision of legal services in child welfare law. Agreed to submit sample language to entire committee via listserve to determine statewide interest in having an advisory panel for GALs and other child welfare attorneys. 

Presentation made by Rory Ellinger regarding areas of potential legislative changes for the 2013 session. Mr. Ellinger will provide information regarding proposed statutory changes which will be relayed to the entire committee. Discussion was had regarding the process for obtaining approval from the Board of Governors in order for the committee to "officially" support any legislation. 

CLE presented by Jeanne Marr Gorden: "Legal Aspects of Permanency Planning" - 1.8 CLE hours.