Course overview

Understanding the Court Process

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.
This content within this course is specific to policies and processes for Kentucky users and is not available to users outside of Kentucky.