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Robert Lowell Howell

Pasadena Juvenile Law Attorney.

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  1. Cps worker

    Answered almost 3 years ago.

    1. Evelyn Ann Cox
    2. Robert Lowell Howell
    2 lawyer answers

    Short answer is yes. Under the law DCFS is allowed to investigate any home that has been called in on the hotline and there is an allegation of suspected child abuse or neglect. If you don't let them in they will simply come back with the police. Be polite, but DO NOT offer any information that can be used against. Make no admissions to current or past drug use, even with prescriptions. Make no admissions about problems with ex's, domestic violence, past legal history, otherwise you...

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  2. How can we prove that my husband is innocent in an abuse case?

    Answered almost 3 years ago.

    1. Derryl Stephen Halpern
    2. Robert Lowell Howell
    2 lawyer answers

    This is a very serious issue for the husband. Please be aware that if the allegation if found true, he will wind up on CACI (child abuse california index) which can affect future employment. You should consult with your attorney about the most appropriate defense at trial. Understand also, the burden of proof in these matters is only a preponderance. This is an uphill battle and you should be ready to take the matter to trial. Do not submit to any allegation of sexual abuse, as this can be...

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