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Lost in the Legal Process?

September 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Free

This session is a roadmap for relative and fictive kin families concerning the general legal process, legal terms, and court procedure for the child in their care.  Attendees will have a better understanding of their legal rights as a family caregiver, the legal rights of the child in their care, and the court process to protect the child. This webinar will focus on understanding general court room processes, procedures, timelines, and terminology as it pertains to children in relative or fictive kin care, with a moderated Q & A following the one hour training.

Please note: Questions regarding specific family/child legal situations cannot be answered.

Attendance will be capped at 100.

About the Trainer

Catherine Fuller is the managing attorney with the Paducah office of Kentucky Legal Aid.  She obtained her undergraduate degree from Murray State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and paralegal studies.  She completed her Juris Doctorate at Salmon P. Chase College of Law before clerking with the McCracken County Circuit Court judge, Jeff Hines.  She accepted a position with the Paducah office of Kentucky Legal Aid in 2005 and pursued her passion of public service.  She continues to fight for the indigent, underserved, and abused population as the managing attorney for Kentucky Legal Aid.  Currently, Catherine’s focus is coordinating the program’s expungement clinics and assisting survivors of domestic violence with housing, public benefits, and family law issues.   She is a former fictive kin provider and a former foster parent.  She is active in her community and enjoys making a difference both personally and professionally.

Details

Date:
September 30
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

Sheila Rentfrow
Email:
sheila.rentfrow@uky.edu