Davidson County Juvenile Court: The World of DCS

Event Description

This session will discuss child abuse law, procedures, and the ethical rules that are implicated when handling a D/N case. Attendees will learn basic Juvenile Court procedure from pre-lim to TPR. Important DCS policies, statutes, and rules will be covered. Attendees will also learn the do's and don'ts during the life of a case.

Ethical rules covered: Rule 1.1 Competence; Rule 1.2 Scope of Representation; Rule 1.4 Communication; Rule 1.6confidentiality; Rule 1.7 Conflicts; Rule 1.14 Client with diminished capacity; Rule 1.16 Declining or terminating representation; Rule 3.2 Expediting litigation; Rule 3.6 Trial publicity; Rules 4.2 and 4.3 communication with a person with counsel; communicating with a person without an attorney.

This session has been approved for 1.5 dual CLE hours.


100 Woodland Street
37213 TN
United States

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