Ok, it’s been a while since I’ve added a
post. BUT here’s one I couldn’t resist. RESOURCE FRIDAY
For attorneys and others interested in becoming Guardians ad Litem (GALs) in
Abuse, Neglect or Exploitation cases for Vulnerable Adults in South Carolina, there is a resource page just for you – click here.
And, for those of you who aren’t already familiar with
lawhelp.org/sc, you may want to check it out! It’s chock full of nifty tips and resources!
Domestic Violence happens .
Unfortunately Domestic Violence happens in South Carolina and throughout the nation.
The American Bar Association (ABA) recognized that the prevalence of domestic violence in the United States and recently debuted the NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PRO BONO DIRECTORY.
viernes de recursos
Para información en español: https://www.abanet.org/publiced/practical/sp_domviol.html.
Good Job ABA!
Resource Friday/Viernes de Recursos
If you are a South Carolina parent under investigation by the SC Department of Social Services (SC DSS) for child abuse or neglect, it is likely that you have already received a copy of
this informative booklet.
However, if you haven’t OR if you are a family member, other interested person OR law student interested in the process, then you may be interested to know that this information is available online in
English AND in Spanish.
The information is written in
Plain English (you know we’re a fan of that) and provides definitions, defines the investigative process including Initial Report and Investigation, Emergency Protective Custody, The Probable Cause or 72-Hour Hearing, Merits or Removal Hearing, Intervention Hearing, Permanency Planning Hearing, Termination of Parental Rights and offers tips for parents under investigation.
Para información en español:
And the information is current at least as of this writing.
Thanks to both
SC Appleseed Legal Justice Center and the Children’s Law Center for pulling together this valuable information!