By Lauren Krohn Arnest

ISBN-10: 0874368790

ISBN-13: 9780874368796

ISBN-10: 1576075052

ISBN-13: 9781576075050

Readers will know about problems with value to little ones reminiscent of the precise to force, drink, have interaction in sexual relatives, and select a custodial father or mother. The e-book additionally addresses teenagers' criminal tasks together with civil and legal legal responsibility and the specified felony doctrines and strategies that shield minors after they are the topic of criminal proceedings.General concerns corresponding to baby custody, aid, adoption, abuse, and inheritance also are mentioned. very important laws and felony situations affecting youngsters and teens are completely coated during this well timed quantity. A desk of situations, a listing of corporations, a consultant to additional studying, and an index also are incorporated.

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O. Box 1911 Santa Barbara, California 93116-1911 This book is printed on acid-free paper . Page vii For my nieces, Kellyn and Langley Page viii This page intentionally left blank Page ix Contents Preface, xv Children, Young Adults, and the Law, 1 A Abandonment, 25 Ability Grouping, 26 Abortion Rights, 27 Acknowledgment Statute, 30 Adjudication, 30 Adoption, 31 Adoption and Safe Families Act of 1997, 34 Adoption Records, 35 Adoptive Consent, 37 Adoptive Parent, 39 Age of Consent, 43 Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC), 43 Alcohol, 44 Amusement Sites, 45 Arrest, 47 Athletic Programs, 48 B Bail, 51 Best Interests of the Child Rule, 52 Bethel School District No.

S. Congress created the program known as Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC). ” It was many decades before the program opened itself to all on a color-blind basis and stopped imposing outdated views of moral behavior as a prerequisite to eligibility. The early decades of the century also saw the universal adoption of compulsory school attendance laws and the institution of juvenile courts in all states. Lawsuits to establish paternity and, thus, to obligate fathers to pay for the support of their illegitimate offspring saw a sharp upswing.

Contemporary legal issues) Includes bibliographical references and index. Summary: A dictionary of terms related to the legal rights of children and young adults.  Series. 7301'35'03—dc21 98-24194 ISBN 0-87436-879-0 (alk. paper) 03 02 01 00 99 98 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 (cloth) ABC-CLIO, Inc. O. Box 1911 Santa Barbara, California 93116-1911 This book is printed on acid-free paper . Page vii For my nieces, Kellyn and Langley Page viii This page intentionally left blank Page ix Contents Preface, xv Children, Young Adults, and the Law, 1 A Abandonment, 25 Ability Grouping, 26 Abortion Rights, 27 Acknowledgment Statute, 30 Adjudication, 30 Adoption, 31 Adoption and Safe Families Act of 1997, 34 Adoption Records, 35 Adoptive Consent, 37 Adoptive Parent, 39 Age of Consent, 43 Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC), 43 Alcohol, 44 Amusement Sites, 45 Arrest, 47 Athletic Programs, 48 B Bail, 51 Best Interests of the Child Rule, 52 Bethel School District No.

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