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What is a Termination of Parental Rights?
Before a child may be adopted, they must be “available for adoption.” Availability can be accomplished through termination of the birth parents’ parental rights. In many states, this takes the form of a court order.
What is the Difference Between Voluntary and Involuntary Terminations of Parental Rights?
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Please check out our most recent job posting for two new attorneys. If you think you don’t meet every requirement, we encourage you to apply anyway. Studies have shown that women, people of color, and other historically marginalized groups are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every qualification in a

Many parents are struggling to know how to support the educational needs of their children. Some schools are taking this opportunity to completely rethink how to offer services to students that are already stressed and anxious. Some of these suggestions could prove helpful to students with special needs, even beyond the current unusual circumstances. As

The Law Center, S.C., attorneys Kristi Baker and Sara Vanden Brook have been placed on Super Lawyer’s 2020 Rising Stars list, as top attorneys in the state for the practice of family law. Only 2.5 percent of attorneys in each state land on the final published Rising Stars list. The list includes attorneys that are

Families come in many different forms. In particular, advances in medical technology are expanding the concept of the family now more than ever. Unfortunately, the social acceptance of some families has lagged behind the technology. But what is the impact, if any, on children born via assisted reproductive technology (ART)? A recent article in Reproductive

Emily Dudak Leiter of The Law Center, S.C., attorney and yoga teacher, spoke today about “Wellness for Attorneys” at the State Bar of Wisconsin’s virtual conference, “Trending Topics in Juvenile Justice Reform 2020.” Emily shared her techniques for staying happy and healthy while practicing children’s law. The techniques she discussed included mindfulness, meditation, Yoga, breathwork,

Last Sunday evening, August 9, 2020, our school law attorneys held a free, back-to-school Zoom webinar.  Attorney Kristi Baker, who leads this practice area, sought to empower parents and talked about how to help your child receive a free, appropriate public education during these challenging times, with a focus on special education needs.
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By Attorney Anne Daugherty-Leiter
“The answer is clear,” said the U.S. Supreme Court in Bostock v Clayton County, Georgia: Title VII of the Civil Rights Act prohibits employers from discriminating against LGBTQ employees and applicants. Now, LGBTQ people working for employers with at least 15 employees may bring sex discrimination employment claims under federal law