Judicial Consent for Minors Seeking Abortion Panel Certification Requirements
In order to be certified to represent minors seeking consent for abortions, attorneys must complete a training requirement.
The training requirement is satisfied by attending a two-hour training program, Judicial Consent for Minors co-sponsored by CPCS, the National Lawyers Guild, and the Massachusetts Women’s Bar Association. A contribution of $20 for materials is requested.
Assignment of Cases:
CPCS provides a list of certified attorneys to Planned Parenthood clinics, (which offer abortion counseling) and some courts. Planned Parenthood and clinics make most assignments.
By accepting assignments on these cases attorneys agree to abide by the CPCS Performance Standards for Attorneys Representing Minors in Section 12S Hearings. [Add link to Standards]