Covid-19 left hundreds of foster kids in limbo due to backlog of cases

CT Mirror
September 9, 2020

… the courts should start to process all of this backlog,” said Martha Stone, executive director of the Center for Children’s Advocacy and one of the attorneys who brought the 1989 lawsuit against DCF on behalf of 10-year old Juan F. and other children. It was that lawsuit that led to DCF being put under court oversight. “Slowly they’ve started to process some of these cases but some of the courts are still not open. It’s been very slow.”

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