D.C. Superior Court Judge Milton C. Lee Jr., former clinician and ongoing UDC-DCSL adjunct faculty member, is quoted in a Courtland Milloy column in The Washington Post on the challenges of Fathering Court cases.
"The fundamental problem is that too many people are having babies before they are prepared to take care of them,” said D.C. Superior Court Judge Milton C. Lee Jr., who presides over the Fathering Court program. "Once the child is born, however, we are in a race against time to get the parents working together. Or else the cycle of fatherlessness and delinquency will never be broken.”
Judge Lee keeps up with a father’s progress both through regular hearings and a network of agencies that support the program — the Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency, the Child Support Services Division, the Office of the Attorney General and the Department of Employment Services, among others.