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Family Preservation Court

Professor Ramona Fernandez has agreed to join the Family Preservation Court team, a new initiative administered by the Louisiana Supreme Court Drug and Specialty Court Program. It aims to assist families struggling with addiction. Team members will provide legal, medical, and social services to families who volunteer to seek treatment for addiction and follow a plan prescribed by the program. In this new role, Professor Fernandez will educate parents on the parameters of the program and their rights and responsibilities.