LEGAL RESOURCES for CHILDREN'S ISSUES

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ARTICLES/INFORMATION/RESEARCH
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Legal services for young people under 18 and homeless youth under 25 in Ontario.
Justice for Children and Youth.

ABA Standards of Practice for Lawyers Representing a Child in Abuse and Neglect Cases
Information from the American Bar Association.

Bureau of Justice Statistics
A division of the U.S. Department of Justice.

Judge Transferred Over Alleged Actions in Visitation Case Involving Sex Offender
The National Law Journal, August 13, 2010

Some Terminally Ill Parents Avoid Custody Planning
Reuters Health, June 12, 2001

The Law: Taking on Children as Clients
The New York Times, June 17, 1988


ORGANIZATIONS/AGENCIES
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American Bar Association Center on Children and the Law
740 15 St. NW
Washington DC 20005
Phone: (202) 662-1720
www.americanbar.org/groups/child_law.html

The Door: Legal Services For Youth
121 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10013
Phone: (212) 941-9090
www.door.org
The Door offers New York City area young people ages 12-21 comprehensive educational, health, nutritional and counseling programs, as well as legal services for young people in need of civil legal representation.

Justice for Children
2600 Southwest Freeway, Suite 806
Houston, TX 77098
Phone: (713) 225-4357
http://justiceforchildren.org/
Justice for Children is a national non-profit organization which advocates for children's rights and protection from abuse through public education, development of effective intervention and prevention strategies, and legal advocacy.

National Association of Counsel for Children
1825 Marion Street, Suite 242
Denver, CO 80218
Toll-free: 1-888-828-NACC
www.NACCchildlaw.org

National Center for Prosecution of Child Abuse
American Prosecutors Research Institute
99 Canal Center Plaza, Suite 510
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: (703) 549-9222
E-mail: ncpca@ndaa.org www.ndaa.org/ncpca.html

National Center for Youth Law
405 14th Street, 15th Floor
Oakland, California 94612-2701
www.youthlaw.org

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