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CASA
By Steven Libowitz   |   October 3, 2023

When a child is removed from their home due to abuse or neglect, they are faced with something no youngster should ever have to go through: navigating a confusing world of court proceedings amid competing interests with their future hanging in the balance.  The children are provided a lawyer, but their attorney likely has hundreds […]

‘A Caseload of One’: CASA Puts the Focus on Individualized Attention for Children
By Steven Libowitz   |   May 20, 2021

The mission of Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Santa Barbara County is to assure a safe, permanent, and nurturing home for all abused and/or neglected children by providing a highly trained volunteer to advocate for them in the court system. When a child is removed from their home due to abuse or neglect, they […]