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Practice Kit 02, Permanency and Placement

Revised April 2018. This practice kit developed for CCAN attorneys includes practice guides on various permanency options (adoption, guardianship, custody), relevant sections from Title 4 and Title 16 of the DC Code related to adoption, guardianship, placement, and third-party custody, the legislative text of the Adoption Reform Amendment Act of 2010 (with related CLC Practice Memorandum), relevant DC Superior Court Rules, the Adoption and Safe Families Act, portions of the DC Code of Municipal Regulations that relate to placement, foster homes, guardianship subsidy, and the licensing of group homes and ILPs, the Code of Federal Regulations related to foster care and adoption assistance, ICPC materials, copies of CFSA temporary licensing packets (for MD and DC), updated CFSA Board Rates, and a series of relevant DC Court of Appeals cases that relate to permanency issues.