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This issue of Review of Applied Urban Research features "Children in the Nebraska Courts," by Genevieve Burch.

for his treatment before, during and after the court appearance. In some instances a child is not represented by an attorney other than that of other family members. Often the case revolves around a question of custody, and whenever the court decision results in changes of family circumstances the consequences may be greatest for the child. Any delay in recognizing an error in a custody decision or in establishing permanent custody intensifies the psychological stress and may even endanger his physical well being.1