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Child welfare lawyers in Illinois represent the legal interests of minors before the court and the legal system. Child welfare law attorneys might be privately retained, serve as a guardian ad litem or be appointed by the court to represent the best interests of a child. Issues for child welfare law include emergency custody hearings, child neglect or child support determinations, temporary custody, foster care, permanency planning, terminating parental rights, guardianship cases and adoptions. Child welfare lawyers in Illinois may work in private practice or for government agencies including child protective services, social services, or the foster care system.

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Philip Finegan

Philip Finegan
Finegan Law Firm
111 W. Front St.
Bloomington, IL 61701
Licensed for 12 years, Philip Finegan is a Criminal Defense and Social Security Disability Law lawyer who attended Northern Illinois Univer... read more >

J. David Jarrett Jr

J. David Jarrett Jr
The Office of the Cook County Public Guardian
2245 West Ogden Avenue Fourth Floor
Chicago, IL 60612
Licensed for 16 years, J. David Jarrett Jr is a Civil Trial Law and Child Welfare Law lawyer... read more >
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National Association of Counsel for Children - NACC is accredited by the ABA to certify attorneys as child welfare law specialists and works to improve the quality of legal representation of children in dependency, juvenile delinquency, and family law cases.

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