Finding Legal Advocacy

American Bar Association
National directory of attorneys and information on hiring a lawyer.
www.abanet.org/legalservices/findlegalhelp/
home.cfm

American Bar Association, Center on Children and the Law
Training of legal professionals in children’s proceedings, education for non-attorneys on child-related law. 202.662.1720
www.abanet.org/child

Directory of Pro Bono Children’s Law Programs
The American Bar Association makes available a national listing of pro bono children’s law projects. www.abanet.org/litigation/committees/childrights/pubs.html

National Association for Counsel of Children (NACC)
Family Law Attorney Referrals and Guardian Ad Litemi information.
1.888.828.6222
www.naccchildlaw.org/?page=Attorney_Children

National Court Appointed Special Advocate Association (CASA)
Membership of volunteers who advocate for the best interest of abused children in the child welfare system. Find an advocacy program near you.
1.800.628.3233
www.nationalcasa.org/partners/index.html
 

Finding advocacy help for court-involved cases

Courageous Kids Network
Young people speak out against legal custody cases that allow abusive parents access to the children they have abused, while restricting access to a protective parenti.
www.courageouskids.net/intro.htm

Justice for Children
Advocacy assistance in existing court cases. Call for regional offices.
1.800.733.0059
www.jfcadvocacy.org

National Center for Victims of Crime (NCVC)

Information on victim advocacy in court cases.
1.800.FYI.CALL
www.ncvc.org
 

Protecting Your Child from Sexual Abuse in Custody Cases

Attorney Arlaine Rockey offers free guidance in her extensive article.
www.arlainerockey.com

Stop Family Violence: The People’s Voice for Family Peace
Read Crisis in America’s Courts for information on child sexual abuse cases involving family violence. www.stopfamilyviolence.org