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Child Welfare and the Law - Resources Listings

List of organizations providing information on child welfare legal issues for legal, court, and agency professionals serving children and families.... [more]

Juan F. v. Rowland: Connecticut

Review of case in children's rights in foster care.... [more]

Compliance Guide to the Family and Medical Leave Act

Information about the Family and Medical Leave Act.... [more]

Group's Phony Charge: Bush is Anti Family

The Family Leave Act and its impact on families, adoptive or otherwise is discussed.... [more]

Your Rights

You have the right to receive all the services necessary and appropriate in your case to get or collect child support.... [more]

Periodic Review and Adjustment of Child Support Orders

Child support orders are periodically reviewed and adjusted to fit the needs of the child.... [more]

Locating the Non-Custodial Parent

There are many options for locating a parent for non-payment of child support.... [more]

Establishing Paternity

Children with legal fathers are entitled to benefits through their fathers.... [more]

The President's Proclamation on National Adoption Month, 2003

The President's declaration for National Adoption Month.... [more]

Enforcement of Court Ordered Child Support Payments

Enforcement refers to the actions taken to collect child support, spousal support, and/or medical support.... [more]

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