Family Law

Reflections on 2016: Making Great Strides for Children and Families

Reflections on 2016: Making Great Strides for Children and Families

2016 has been a very full year for us. The NACC ranks rose to over 4,000 members, and we now have over 600 certified Child Welfare Law Specialists nationwide. We had our best attended conference ever in Philadelphia, PA. We published and released the third edition of Child Welfare Law and Practice (aka The Red Book), the only national treatise dedicated to this area of the law, with 40% more content. We are in the midst of our Annual Fund

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Giving Thanks This Holiday Season: NACC Annual Fund Drive

Giving Thanks This Holiday Season: NACC Annual Fund Drive

NACC envisions a justice system wherein every child has his/her voice heard with the assistance of well-trained, well-resourced independent lawyers resulting in the child’s rights being protected and needs being met. As we enter into the season of thanksgiving, please consider adding NACC to the charitable organizations that you support. Your gift will help us continue to serve as a valuable resource for child welfare attorneys nationwide. Giving today is simple and easy. You can donate directly online at: www.naccchildlaw.org/donations

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The National Association of Counsel for Children (NACC) is Hiring a New Executive Director

The National Association of Counsel for Children (NACC) is Hiring a New Executive Director

Calling all child welfare advocates! The NACC is looking for a new Executive Director. Please see the job description below, and help us spread the word. Other NACC Articles A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Crimes: The Link Between Nonprofit Photography, Human Trafficking, and Sexual Exploitation How to Relieve Stress: Breathing Exercises for Child Welfare Attorneys and Other Busy Professionals Teen Dating Violence – Telling the Story to the Judge Tippecanoe and Child Abuse, Too: We Only Have a Voice

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The 2016 NACC Fund Drive: Help Support the Organization that Supports Child Advocates

The 2016 NACC Fund Drive: Help Support the Organization that Supports Child Advocates

NACC is committed to promoting excellence in the profession and we ask for your support in this endeavor. Your gift today will help us continue to serve as a valuable resource for child welfare attorneys. You can donate directly online at www.naccchildlaw.org/donations or www.justgive.org. NACC’s mission is to improve the lives of children and families by ensuring that court proceedings produce justice and we need the help of our members and community partners. At the root of this pursuit is the

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Kids, Families, and the Little Blog That Could

Kids, Families, and the Little Blog That Could

One hundred and thirty-two weeks ago, Children, Families and the Law set out to prove that there was an audience for analysis and commentary on law and policy impacting vulnerable kids, parents, and families. A law firm or two posted on a regular basis, but often more on middle class cases of divorce and custody. Advocacy organizations would put something up on their website on an ad hoc, irregular schedule, but no one in the United States had shown that

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