The heros in both
of these stories were lawyers from KidsVoice who made a difference in
the life of a child. There are many children like and whose
lives are better because of the help and advocacy provided by KidsVoice.
But sadly, many other children slip through the cracks of our juvenile court
and social service systems, never receiving the time or attention they deserve.
statutes require that all children in dependency proceedings (abuse and neglect
cases) receive representation by an attorney**.
During the 2005-2006 fiscal year, KidsVoice represented more than 5,000
**See the Child
Protective Services Law ("CPSL"), 23 Pa. C.S.A. ß6382, and the Juvenile Act, 42
Pa. C.S.A. ß 6337