Finding Legal Advocacy
American Bar Association
National directory of attorneys and information on hiring a lawyer.
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
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 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.
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.
Justice for Children
Advocacy assistance in existing court cases. Call for regional offices.
National Center for Victims of Crime (NCVC)
Information on victim advocacy in court cases.
Protecting Your Child from Sexual Abuse in Custody Cases
Attorney Arlaine Rockey offers free guidance in her extensive article.
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