Foster Care

The foster care system is responsible for placing at-risk children with families other than their own, in group homes, or in institutions when they are unsafe, or are at risk of harm in their current situation. Other situations in which a child may be placed in foster care include the loss of his parents due to death, the inability of […]

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Child Custody

The term “child custody” refers to the legal and hands-on relationship between a parent and his or her child. Custody includes the parent’s right to raise, care for, and make decisions regarding the child. The natural state is for the child’s biological parents to make all decisions involving the child’s residence, healthcare, education, and religious upbringing. However, when couples separate, […]

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