Understanding the Court Process

Tiffany Yahr - Attorney Supervisor, Cabinet for Health & Family Services

March 18, 2021

Training Description

Attorney describes the judicial process pertaining to abuse, neglect, and dependency. The attorney describes foster parents role in the hearings. A description and explanation of how the flow happens in court and throughout the process up until adoption. There is an explanation of petitions, temporary removal hearings, adjudication, disposition, and permanency reviews. The Interstate Compact is explained. There is frequently asked questions answered from an attorney’s perspective.