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Bob McCarty: Transparency Missing in Missouri Senate, Courts

April 18th, 2011 by MarkTwain · No Comments

St. Charles County blogger Bob McCarty follows up on a story we first brought you in 2009.

Lisa Payne-Naeger summed up one of the problems related to Family Court justice in Missouri in the opening paragraph of her March 30 post, Best Interests of Children Take Backseat as Bill Advances Thru Missouri Senate “Sight Unseen:

The focus of Lisa’s post was SB 237, introduced in the Missouri Senate Feb. 9 by Republican attorney Kurt Schaefer of Boone and Randolph Counties and co-sponsored by Democrat attorney Jolie Justus of Jackson County.  It’s a bill that, if passed, will require the legislature to approve updated Missouri Supreme Court Standards for Guardian Ad Litem (GAL) representation in child welfare cases. Read more…

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