Administrative Law, Family Law, Juvenile Law, Adoption Law

Juvenile & Children's Law 2021: Reasonable Efforts and Relative Preference: The Two Critical Issues in Dependency Cases


Reasonable efforts are the most important legal tool for holding the social service agency accountable for its duty to support parents. The presentation will include the history of the reasonable efforts concept and how it should be used in juvenile dependency proceedings by attorneys and judges. Relative Preference is the most important issue for ensuring the best results for children who have been removed from parental care. Both issues will be discussed in detail.


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Course Pricing
  • Member: 56.25
  • Non-Member: 93.75
  • Section: 43.75
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Course InformationHighlights
  • Section Member Discount
  • Flexible to your schedule
  • All CLE available online
Course Credits Dual Credits: 0.00
General Credits: 1.25
Total Credits: 1.25

This program will be filed for Tennessee CLE credit. Please email a request to for Georgia and Mississippi CLE credit.