Committee on Children and the Law

The Committee on Children and the Law is renders information and guidance to the Executive Committee, the legal community and the public on the effect of existing laws and pending legislation impacting children, and the administration of juvenile justice and child welfare. 

In furthering its mission, the Committee examines, studies and provides comment and reports on legal issues related to the rights and interests of children, in particular those involved in court proceedings; formulates and, with the approval of the Executive Committee, publishes practice standards for attorneys representing children in New York and periodically revises these standards so as to keep them current with the development of the law; drafts and promotes original legislation which it believes is necessary or useful to the rights and interests of children; develops, coordinates and conducts continuing educational programs; and recognizes contributions to the areas of juvenile justice and child welfare.

Register for the Committee on Children and the Law 2019 Annual Meeting Program
Critical Immigration Issues in Family Court: A Moving Target
Friday, January 18, 2019
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
3.0 MCLE Credits; 1.0 Areas of Professional Practice, 1.0 Skills, 1.0 Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias


NYSBA COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN AND THE LAW CHILD SUPPORT PAMPHLET

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For more information about the Committee on Children and the Law contact Kevin Kerwin, Staff Liaison to the Committee at kkerwin@nysba.org.