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IPP Practice Advisories

Exceptional SRA Mitigating Sentences-Parenting or Family Circumstances

This practice advisory outlines legal arguments in support of requesting an exceptional mitigating SRA sentence by a person who is parenting or providing care to a minor child in light of the Law decision.    The below listed re...

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Exceptional Mitigating SRA Sentences-Personal Circumstances

This practice advisory outlines the legal basis for consideration of personal circumstances to support a request for a sentence below the standard sentencing range.     The below listed resource provides a list of publications, ...

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Use of Power of Attorney & Guardianship to Prevent Child Welfare Intervention

This practice advisory describes the Uniform Guardianship, Conservatorship, and Other Protective Arrangements Act, how it differs from the now repealed non-parental custody statute and the use of power of attorney to confer caregi...

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Challenging Sentencing Conditions that Curtail A Parent’s Fundamental Rights

This practice advisory outlines the constitutional challenges to sentencing conditions that restrain a parent from fully associating with their own child(ren).

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Challenging Bail Conditions That Curtail A Parent’s Fundamental Rights

This practice advisory outlines the constitutional challenges to bail conditions that restrain a parent accused of a crime from fully associating with their own child(ren).

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Community Parenting Alternative

This practice advisory describes the eligibility criteria and mechanism for requesting one of the two parenting sentencing alternatives under the Sentencing Reform Act (SRA). It is part one of two advisories about these sentencing...

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Parenting Sentencing Alternative (formerly FOSA)

This practice advisory describes the eligibility criteria and mechanism for requesting one of the two parenting sentencing alternatives under the Sentencing Reform Act (SRA). It is part one of two advisories about these sentencing...

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Delivering Inside (WCCW): Residential Parenting Program & Other Situations

This practice advisory reviews the requirements for applying to the WCCW Residential Parenting Program and contains links to the relevant Department of Corrections policies.

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Dependency Immigration Basics

This practice advisory describes basic immigration concepts and how they intersect with a dependency defense practice.

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Mitigating Negative Findings for Noncitizens in Dependency Actions

This practice advisory reviews practical tips for mitigating the effects of dependency findings for noncitizens in immigration proceedings and for supporting reunification for noncitizen parents with their children in dependency a...

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