How to Write an Affidavit

Guidelines for Juvenile Court Affidavits


The purpose of this training is to increase competency in writing affidavits for the juvenile court and is designed for child welfare professionals, law enforcement, community providers, mental health practitioners, or anyone who may have to write an affidavit for juvenile court purposes.

Participants will learn:

  • The purpose of an affidavit and the different types
  • What critical information is needed in affidavits
  • The guidelines for writing clear and concise affidavits

This training includes individual coaching by local attorneys & therefore is only offered by request for groups of 20 or more.

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Some trainings can be offered in Spanish.