Resources for Legal Professionals

These materials are designed to assist legal professionals as they address the needs of children experiencing family conflict

Children's Bill of Rights

"The Children's Bill of Rights During Family Conflicts" was compiled by CCS and highlights the specific rights of children during their parents' divorce, affording both parent and child the opportunity to acknowledge and respect the liberties of the child. Signing the "Bill of Rights" is the beginning, not the end. To review a two minute video of children reciting the Children’s Bill of Rights, please click on the link below.

Parenting Plan Guide

Oregon Judicial Department guide to creating a parenting plan, which is designed to help parents create age-appropriate, individualized plans for children.

Putting Children First During Family Conflict

This pamphlet educates parents and professionals about the effects of family conflicts on children using current research literature.

CLE on Lawyers Representing Children

In 2014 Child Centered Solutions presented a Continuing Legal Education focused on lawyers representing minors in Multnomah County. The training materials are available here.