Associate Heather J. Hulit knows dependency court.  Before joining Berney & Sang, she served as a Child Advocate Attorney for seven years, representing children in Philadelphia dependency court.  Like other Pennsylvania counties, Philadelphia sends kids who struggle with school attendance to dependency court.  Heather’s experiences showed her that this practice is misguided.

She explains why in her new Legal Intelligencer article, Dependency Court is No Place for Truant Kids.  You can read the article here.