Child Abuse and Neglect
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This category covers the legal issue of child abuse and neglect, which is defined as any type of physical, psychological, or sexual harm inflicted upon a child by a caregiver, or any action or inaction that results in serious harm to a child's health, development, or wellbeing.
Sex Offender and Child Predator Registry
The Louisiana State Police, State Sex Offender and Child Predator Registry Site. This site contains registration information on convicted Sex Offenders or Child Predators in the state of Louisiana.
Foster Care: Who's Looking Out for Me?
Two-video series gives an introduction to the court system and Child In Need of Care (CINC) proceedings and an introduction to foster care.
Wages and Hours Worked: Child Labor Protections
This resource describes the Federal laws that are designed to protect the educational opportunities of minors and to prohibit their employment in jobs that are harmful to their health and well‑being.
Legal Representation in Child Protection Cases
Representation of children in child protection cases is overseen by the Louisiana Supreme Court, which designates appropriate programs for qualified legal representation in accordance with a plan for service delivery approved by the Court.