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NCJ Number: 229166 Find in a Library
Title: Ohio Family Courts
Author(s): Hunter Hurst IV
Corporate Author: Ohio Supreme Court
United States of America
Date Published: 2009
Page Count: 28
Sponsoring Agency: Ohio Supreme Court
Columbus, OH 43215
Sale Source: Ohio Supreme Court
Judiciary Building
Columbus, OH 43215
United States of America
Document: PDF|PDF
Type: Literature Review
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This issue of the Ohio Children, Families, and the Courts Bulletin presents an article on Ohio’s family court system and an update on Ohio’s Alternative Response Project.
Abstract: In this issue of the Ohio Children, Families, and the Courts Bulletin, an article briefly examines Ohio’s role in the birth and growth of the family court idea, places Ohio family courts in the current national context, characterizes the various types of family court approaches being taken across the State, and provides an in-depth look at innovative family courts in selected Ohio counties. This article is followed by an update on Ohio’s Alternative Response project (alternative approaches in responding to cases of child maltreatment) and an update on an evaluation of the project being conducted by the Institute of Applied Research (IAR). Additional update information is provided on the supreme court’s adoption of a new rule to govern guardian ad litem standards in Ohio, effective March 2009. Figures and tables
Main Term(s): Family courts
Index Term(s): Alternative court procedures; Child abuse; Child protection services; Guardian ad litem; Ohio; State courts
Note: Children, Families, and the Courts Bulletin, Vol. 1, 2009; downloaded December 24, 2009.
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