Category Archives: Common Legal Mistakes

Common Mistakes Parents of Children with Special Education Needs Make, But Can Avoid: Part X

Published on May 3, 2009 by Jennifer Laviano

Part ten and the final in the Series:  Unfortunately, prevailing in a legal dispute against your school district is very difficult, so if you can avoid some common traps, why not just avoid them? If you’ve already done one of these things, don’t give up hope, but do try to rectify the situation. If you […]

Common Legal Mistakes Parents of Children with Special Education Needs Make, But Can Avoid: Part IX

Published on May 2, 2009 by Jennifer Laviano

Part nine in the Series:  Unfortunately, prevailing in a legal dispute against your school district is very difficult, so if you can avoid some common traps, why not just avoid them? If you’ve already done one of these things, don’t give up hope, but do try to rectify the situation. If you haven’t done any […]

Common Legal Mistakes Parents of Children with Special Education Needs Make, But Can Avoid: Part VIII

Published on April 30, 2009 by Jennifer Laviano

Part eight in the Series:  Unfortunately, prevailing in a legal dispute against your school district is very difficult, so if you can avoid some common traps, why not just avoid them? If you’ve already done one of these things, don’t give up hope, but do try to rectify the situation. If you haven’t done any […]

Common Legal Mistakes Parents of Children with Special Education Needs Make, But Can Avoid: Part VII

Published on April 27, 2009 by Jennifer Laviano

Part seven in the Series:  Unfortunately, prevailing in a legal dispute against your school district is very difficult, so if you can avoid some common traps, why not just avoid them? If you’ve already done one of these things, don’t give up hope, but do try to rectify the situation. If you haven’t done any […]

Common Legal Mistakes Parents of Children with Special Education Needs Make, But Can Avoid: Part VI

Published on April 26, 2009 by Jennifer Laviano

Part six in the Series:  Unfortunately, prevailing in a legal dispute against your school district is very difficult, so if you can avoid some common traps, why not just avoid them? If you’ve already done one of these things, don’t give up hope, but do try to rectify the situation. If you haven’t done any […]

Common Legal Mistakes Parents of Children with Special Education Needs Make, But Can Avoid: Part V

Published on April 21, 2009 by Jennifer Laviano

Part five in the Series:  Unfortunately, prevailing in a legal dispute against your school district is very difficult, so if you can avoid some common traps, why not just avoid them? If you’ve already done one of these things, don’t give up hope, but do try to rectify the situation. If you haven’t done any […]

Common Legal Mistakes Parents of Children with Special Education Needs Make, But Can Avoid: Part IV

Published on April 6, 2009 by Jennifer Laviano

Fourth in the Series:  Unfortunately, prevailing in a legal dispute against your school district is very difficult, so if you can avoid some common traps, why not just avoid them? If you’ve already made this mistake, don’t give up hope, but do try to rectify the situation. If you haven’t made this mistake, DON’T, since […]

Common Legal Mistakes Parents of Children with Special Education Needs Make, But Can Avoid: Part III

Published on April 4, 2009 by Jennifer Laviano

Part three in the Series: Unfortunately, prevailing in a legal dispute against your school district is very difficult, so if you can avoid some common traps, why not just avoid them?  If you’ve already done one of these things, don’t give up hope, but do try to rectify the situation.  If you haven’t done any […]

Common Legal Mistakes Parents of Children with Special Education Needs Make, But Can Avoid: Part II

Published on March 17, 2009 by Jennifer Laviano

Second in the Series:  Unfortunately, prevailing in a legal dispute against your school district is very difficult, so if you can avoid some common traps, why not just avoid them? If you’ve already made this mistake, don’t give up hope, but do try to rectify the situation. If you haven’t made this mistake, DON’T, since […]

Common Legal Mistakes Parents of Children with Special Education Needs Make, But Can Avoid: Part I

Published on March 7, 2009 by Jennifer Laviano

I hope you never have to get there, but there may come a time in your child’s education where you have a serious enough disagreement with your school district that you have to request a Mediation or initiate a Due Process Hearing. Parents are required to cooperate with their school districts in developing IEPs for their […]