Department for Community Based Services

Standards of Practice Online Manual

11.4 Regional Attorney and Office of Legal Services

Cabinet for Health and Family Services

Department for Community Based Services
Division of Protection and Permanency
Standards of Practice Online Manual
Chapter:
Chapter 11-CPS Court
Effective:
12/3/2010
Section:
11.4 Regional Attorney and Office of Legal Services
Version:
1

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Legal Authority/Introduction

LEGAL AUTHORITY:

Practice Guidance

  • The SSW and the FSOS may consult with the regional attorney or OLS after reviewing a specific case situation.
  • The regional attorney is available to help the SSW with:
    • Petitions;
    • CAPTA hearings;
    • TPRs;
    • Appeals of court orders;
    • Permanent custody actions for kinship care relatives, if time/resources permit; and
    • Any other legal advice relating to casework.
 

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