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Child Protection - Assigned Counsel Procedures

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OCPD-Child Protection Assigned Counsel Procedures

Child Protection Procedures for Assigned Counsel
  OCPD Performance Standards
Performance Standard for Counsel in Child Protection Matters 
OCPD-Translation Services
OCPD has contracted with Interpreters and Translators Inc. (www.ititranslates.com) to provide translation services to Assigned Counsel in their ability to communicate with clients.  Prior Authorization forms are still required for approval prior to obtaining a translator.  Assigned Counsel to contact Interpreters and Translators Inc. directly to obtain price quote.  

Company Name:   Interpreters and Translators, Inc.
Company Address:  263 Main St., Manchester, CT 06042-3538
Telephone: 860-647-0686   Fax: 860-432-5357
Contacts:  Elba R. Pagano
 Email: epagano@ititranslates.com 
   Kathryn Howroyd
 Email:  howroyd@ititranslates.com
Rates for services only and require 2 hour minimum:
$75 - Spanish;
$80 - Bosnian, French, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Vietnamese;
$85 - Other languages;
(Billing for travel, parking, etc. are not allowed)

Child Protection - Monthly Practice Memos