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“They’ve Lawyered Up, Sipowicz”

Published on July 24, 2009 by Jennifer Laviano

Parents of children with special education needs are entitled to hire legal counsel to represent them in Due Process Hearings with their school district, and the IDEA even contains a “fee-shifting” provision, which might entitle a parent to reimbursement of reasonable attorneys’ fees if they prevail in litigation.  Whether to hire a special education attorney […]