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Protect yourself and your business with legal and insurance strategies designed specifically for family child care providers.

The Family Child Care Legal and Insurance Guide takes the intimidation out of running a family child care business by helping you with legal and insurance planning. From researching and purchasing insurance to protecting against lawsuits, family child care expert Tom Copeland details the many practical ways you can maximize your knowledge about the safeguards needed to ensure the health and prosperity of your business.

Major chapters cover basic strategies for reducing your risks and researching, understanding, and purchasing insurance for your business and your family, including health, disability, and life policies. Other important topics discussed include:

  • managing specific risks such as preventing child abuse and neglect, caring for sick and injured children, and complying with ADA requirements
  • handling legal issues such as custody disputes between parents, privacy and confidentiality, and housing restrictions
  • finding and using a lawyer
Includes a list of organizations and resources that help you research your options, as well as a sample transportation policy and business liability insurance checklist. An ideal resource for both beginning and experienced providers.

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224 pages

About Tom Copeland

Tom Copeland is the nation’s leading expert on the business of family child care. A renowned tax and child care business specialist and licensed attorney, Tom received his BA from Macalester College, more..