If the Washington Post hoped to give readers something to talk about, it couldn’t have done better than to publish a front-page piece on Sunday about a woman living in a tony New York suburb who’s squeaking by on $300,000 a year.
As an article on the American Psychological Association website notes, psychologists pretty much agree there’s not much data to support the effectiveness of lie-detector tests to sort out truth from lies.
Iowa Code Section 804.20 – Right to Consult an Attorney or Family Member Once you have been arrested or restrained by law enforcement, and brought to the police station or jail, you have the right to call either a family member or an attorney.
The Iowa Supreme Court’s decision in Harder v. Anderson, Arnold, Arnold, Dicket Jensen Gullickson and Sanger, L.L.P. , ruled that a parent, despite having joint legal custody of the child does not have an absolute right to obtain copies of their children’s medical, counseling, and therapy records.
CINA (pronounced China) cases start with someone reporting a child is in trouble. Often times these allegations are due to an action or inaction of the parents or guardians. These reports are investigated by Child Protective Services. Many cases are opened after Law Enforcement has conducted a criminal investigation.
In Iowa, if a child three years old or younger has been in foster care for six months or more, the state may file a petition to terminate the parent’s parental rights. If a child is four years old or older, the state may seek a termination of parental rights after the child has been in foster care for 12 months or more.
There are two types of juvenile cases in the Iowa court system. CINA (Child in Need of Assistance) cases are opened when the State believes that a child requires state help, usually in the form of supervision from the Iowa Department of Human Services.
In many ways, the juvenile delinquency process mirrors that of the adult Iowa Criminal Procedure. A crime is reported. A Law Enforcement officer will conduct the investigation.
The Iowa Supreme Court has realized that for “simple” divorces; that is where there are no children involved, the couple can often work out the details by themselves.
‘Horrifying,’ Mom Says Of Seeing Son’s Photo In Online Adoption Scam. Jenni Brennan of Abington, Mass., tells WCVB-TV in Boston that it was “horrifying” to see her son’s photo being used in an online adoption scam.