‘It’s important for kids to have a voice’: FL lawmakers propose mandatory lawyer for foster children

When it comes to court, it’s every foster child for themselves in some Florida counties.

Florida is one of 14 states that does not guarantee a foster child will get a lawyer during court proceedings, according to the National Association of Counsel for Children.

“A lot of these kids — they’ve been abused and neglected,” said Robert Johnson….

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