How does the role of a CASA volunteer differ from an attorney?
The CASA volunteer does not provide legal representation, that is the role of the attorney. However, the CASA volunteer does provide crucial background information that assists the attorney in presenting their cases. It is important to remember that CASA volunteers do not represent a child's wishes in court. Rather, they tell the court what the child's wishes are, and then they exercise their own independent judgement to determine whether those wishes are actually in the best interest of the child. Please call 765-423-9109 for more information.

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1. What is a CASA volunteer?
2. What are the CASA's responsibilities?
3. How does a CASA volunteer investigate a case?
4. How does a CASA volunteer differ from a Department of Child Services Family Case Manager?
5. How does the role of a CASA volunteer differ from an attorney?
6. Is there a "typical" CASA volunteer?
7. Do lawyers and judges support CASA?
8. Does the federal government support CASA?
9. How effective have CASA programs been?
10. How much time does it require?
11. How long does a CASA volunteer remain involved with a case?
12. Are there other agencies or groups that provide the same service?
13. What children are assigned CASA volunteers?
14. What is the role of the National CASA Association?
15. How is CASA funded?
16. Does National CASA have a website?
17. How do I contact the local CASA Office?