Parent Attorney Legislative Update

Live date: 
Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 10:45am

This session offers a review of everything parent attorneys in juvenile abuse, neglect, and dependency court need to know about the 2019-2020 legislative session. Wendy Sotolongo, the chief Parent Defender with the Office of the Parent Defender, covers a number of recently enacted laws on a variety of topics, including the Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children (ICPC), the definition of “caretaker,” mandatory reporting laws, changes in juvenile appeals, the COVID-19 Recovery Act, and more.


Wendy Sotolongo, Parent Defender, Office of the Parent Defender


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0.50 hours
CLE Value:
0.5 hrs
0.5 hrs

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Associate Director of Programs and Services, Public Defense Education
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