Supreme Court Rule 4-6.1
Pro Bono Publico Service
Local Rule 21.6.1
Local Rule Attorney Appointments
Family Court Division - Juvenile Administrative Order 10-02
Attorney appointments in Chapter 211 RSMo Matters
Law and Rules
The law unique to proceedings in Family Court Division - Juvenile can be found in the Missouri Revised Statutes in Chapters:
You can also search the statutes by number or keyword.
The Supreme Court Rules unique to proceedings in the Family Court Division - Juvenile can be found in SCT Rules 110.01 et. seq. Circuit Court's website with listing of Circuit Court Rules
Local Administrative Orders Family Court Division - Juvenile
Listing and text of current local administrative orders governing the operation and practices of the Family Court Division - Juvenile.
Case Management of Abuse/Neglect Cases.
Case Management of Termination of Parental Rights Cases
KCMBA Attorney Practice Handbook
The Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association Juvenile Law Committee's Handbook on appointed cases in Jackson County Family Court - Juvenile Division. This practice guide to delinquency, abuse, neglect, and status offenses before the Jackson County Family Court Division - Juvenile was prepared by KCMBA members with direct experience in these matters before this Court.
Note: The views and opinions expressed therein do not necessarily reflect those of the Court en banc or Family Court Services nor those of Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association or its Board of Directors. All original material contained therein is a copyright of the KCMBA. The maintenance, accuracy and timeliness of this material is the exclusive responsibility of the KCMBA.
Practice Tips for Interacting with Counsel for Other Parties
Most attorneys practicing in Juvenile Court will interact with the legal staff of the Juvenile Officer, the Office of the Guardian ad Litem, the CASA Project, and counsel representing the Children's Division. Below are practice tips written by staff members which may help you in your representation of your client.
Attorney for the Juvenile Officer
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)
Office of Guardian ad Litem (OGAL)
Family Court Division - Juvenile Advisory Panel
Pursuant to Local Rule 21.6.2 the Administrative Judge of the Family Court appoints a panel of individuals experienced and familiar with the proceedings and practices of the Family Court Division Juvenile who are available for information and advice to attorneys less familiar with these matters.
Administrative Order 11-18 - Appointment of Juvenile Court Advisory Panel and the current active members of the Juvenile Advisory Panel (list of attorneys and contact information). Panel members are appointed to serve on a yearly rotational basis.
Family Court and frequently called agency phone numbers