Melissa Cavagnaro, a partner in the Buffalo law firm Mattingly Cavagnaro LLP, was interviewed by Buffalo Magazine for a recent feature exploring the complexities of foster care and adoption in Erie County. Ms. Cavagnaro is a seasoned attorney in Family Court, and also has experience being appointed by the courts to represent children in legal matters.
In the Buffalo Magazine article, Ms. Cavagnaro outlines some of the legal challenges foster parents may face when trying to adopt a child in their care.
“The court views the right to parent your
biological child as great."
— Attorney Melissa Cavagnaro in Buffalo Magazine