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IPP Practice Advisories

Invoking the Fifth (5th) in a Dependency Case

This practice advisory is for dependency court practitioners representing parents, who are criminally charged or under criminal investigation for their past behaviors that may constitute abandonment, abuse or neglect, or parental ...

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Protecting Prudent Parent Placements

This practice advisory is for attorneys representing incarcerated parents in child custody proceedings that allege abandonment, child abuse, and/or child neglect.

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Vacating Orders of Termination on Behalf of Incarcerated Parents

This practice advisory is for incarcerated parents, who have had a default Order of Termination of the Parent-Child Relationship entered against them for a variety of reasons and the attorneys, who endeavor to represent them in CR...

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National Survey of Statutes Granting Immunity to Parents with Open Dependency Court Cases

This memorandum is likely most helpful for attorneys representing parents, who are under criminal investigation or facing criminal charges, with minor children, while they also have open dependency cases in dependency and criminal...

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Vacating Default Dependency Orders on Behalf of Incarcerated Parents

This practice advisory is for practitioners representing incarcerated parents, who have had a default order of dependency and disposition entered against them in their dependency proceeding.

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Vacating Civil Judgments Generally

This practice advisory is for practitioners representing indigent people, including incarcerated parents, who have had a default civil judgment entered against them in a proceeding where their fundamental, constitutionally protect...

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Family Law Assistance for Indigent Parents in Washington

This practice advisory is for attorneys, parent advocates, and other legal professionals assisting indigent parents in proceedings who also have or need to start a child custody proceeding in a Washington State superior court.

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Things to Know about Setting up Attorney Communication with Clients at WA DOC

This practice advisory is about how to set up attorney-client phone calls at DOC that are not recorded and are free of charge.

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Stepping Up Webinar Legal Authorities & Online Resources

This advisory accompanies a training focused on improving the quality of legal representation for incarcerated parents in dependency court proceedings. It is intended for attorneys, defense mitigation specialists, other family def...

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Tips for Getting Better Legal Outcomes for Incarcerated Parents

This advisory is intended for attorneys, defense mitigation specialists, other family defense professionals, and parent advocates who assist incarcerated parents in dependency and/or termination proceedings

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