Parent Know Your Rights Resources

ABA Center on Children and the Law, American Bar Association (May 10, 2018)

The resource identifies rights and sometimes responsibilities remaining with the parents while their child is out of their home but before termination of parental rights. Sometimes these rights are called “residual rights.” Different from due process rights, residual rights typically include topics such as education or medical decision making and religious affiliation determinations. They may also include permissions for haircuts and tattoos. Written to be parent friendly, the ABA worked with Annie E. Casey to develop resources for each state.

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