Legal Advice for Child Protective Services — 150 results
Written by attorney Gabrielle Tetreault, over 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
Purpose of Juvenile Dependency Court: The Juvenile Dependency Court is a branch of the Superior Court which hears cases involving neglected and/or abused children under eighteen years of... more
Written by attorney Richard Ackerman, about 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
This guide is designed to help you cope with the issues which come up once a child has been taken from the home by CPS on allegations of general neglect, alleged sexual abuse, physical... more
Written by attorney Alan Rothstein, over 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
Understand about the types of custody The two types of custody are legal custody and physical custody.
Legal custody is the right and responsibility to make decisions relating to the... more
Written by attorney Erin Dixon, almost 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
The first presumption is that you would want your children to receive all of the money from your estate when they turn 18 Remember how good you were with money when you graduated from high... more
Written by attorney Morgan Wren Long, about 2 years ago.
Having DHS come knocking on your door for suspected child abuse or neglect is one of the scariest situations a parent can face. Here are some tips for what to do, and what not to do, if... more
Written by attorney Jacqueline Harounian, over 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
Who is affected? Domestic violence affects people who are married or dating, and can occur between parents and children. It affects people from all social, economic, racial, religious... more
Written by attorney Patricia Stolinsky, 4 months ago.
This Guide is designed to help everyday citizens understand the best way to act in dealing with the Department of Children's Services. What to do when DCS shows up at your door First, know... more
Written by attorney Peter Morris, about 1 year ago.
A domestic violence protection order (DVPO) is a civil order that protects you from someone youve had or currently have a personal relationship with. DVPOs are used to stop abuse between... more
Written by attorney David Bliven, 8 months ago.
While moral condemnation should be placed on the paramour who recently killed a Manhattan child, questions must also be raised about ACS' conduct in the case. Comment This week, revelations... more
Written by attorney Lisa F. Colin, 9 months ago.
An Overview of the Procedures Followed in New York State in Child Abuse and Neglect Investigations (current as of 2013). Some of the more important provisions are set forth below. New... more
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