9:00 - 9:45
A Toolkit for
Temporary Removal Hearings in CINA Proceeding
Speakers: Prof. Jean Lawrence, University of Iowa College of Law and Prof. Brent Pattison, Drake Legal Clinic
The presentation will
provide a summary of the applicable law and checklist/forms for preparation for
a removal hearing from the perspective of the GAL and the parent's attorney.
9:45 - 10:30
Speaker: Rachel Antonnucio, Juvenile Division of the Iowa City Public
This part will provide an overview of the Iowa adjudication law,
suggestions for creating an adjudication stipulation (written or oral) that all
parties can live with, and ideas about how to prepare for and conduct a
contested adjudication trial. Adjudication is a hearing to determine whether
the State has proved that your child is "in need of assistance” and the
court supervision is required.
10:30 - 11:15
Effective Use of Reasonable Efforts
to Impact Permanency Outcomes in CINA Cases
Speaker: Ellen Ramsey-Kacena
This section will focus on cornerstone principles of reasonable
efforts for families involved in juvenile court, including crafting service
plans to best meet the needs of families. The discussion will also include
participating in the drafting of and reviewing case plan requirements and
effectively advocating at the family team meetings, staffings and court.
11:15 - 12:00
Speaker: Cory McClure, Babich Goldman PC
CLE CREDIT (approvd)
3 hours of state CLE
Credit is approved with Iowa Children's Justice for 3 hours of Juvenile Law
ISBA Family and Juvenile Law Section
Please use promo code famsection when registering to receive
the $90 rate. This code is for ISBA Family & Juvenile Law Section Members only.
If wanting to join this section ($15 fee), please contact the ISBA's Membership
Department at 515-697-7870 (must already be an ISBA Member).
materials related to this live webinar, as well as joining instructions, will
be sent via e-mail prior to the event.
Please include e-mail address when registering for this event. ISBA members, please make sure we have your
most up-to-date e-mail address.
Event sponsored by the
ISBA Family and Juvenile Law Section.