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  • May 2024 Policy Updates

    Wednesday May 08, 2024

    Counsel for Kids State Legislative Updates New Hampshire’s Children and Family Law Committee considered Senate Bill 463 on April 23. If passed, it would require the appointment of legal counsel for children placed…

  • April 2024 Policy Updates

    Tuesday April 02, 2024

    Three State Legislatures Consider Client Directed Model of Representation Iowa HF 2580 requires the appointment of legal counsel for children ten and older and a GAL attorney for children under ten. The…

  • March 2024 Policy Updates

    Thursday March 07, 2024

    Iowa Joins Trend of States Moving Toward Client-Directed Legal Representation On February 8, the Iowa judiciary subcommittee held a public hearing to consider House File 2209, which would require the appointment…

  • February 2024 Policy Updates

    Thursday February 01, 2024

    Counsel for Kids Lived Experience expert Rebekka Behr explained at a Ways and Means Committee hearing that getting an attorney helped her get a drivers license, reconnect with her family, & navigate…

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