Can a- No contact order- placed by Dcf be appealed or modified?

Asked 11 months ago - New Britain, CT

My childrens father was falsely accused by his teenage daughter of sexually abusing her. So dcf took custody of her and put a no contact order in place for our other children... Even Though he has not been charged. (Police are still investigating). It has been 9 months my children have not been able to see thier father. Including our newborn that was born shortly after. Please We need to know our rights in a case like this.

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  1. Joseph S Hubicki

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    Contributor Level 14

    Answered . The answer depends on a number of factors. It cannot be answered in a vacuum on an online service. You should arrange for a consult with an attorney who specializes in these kinds of issues.

  2. Laurence Allen Schwartz

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    Contributor Level 9

    Answered . In Florida you can. Where you go depends upon which court issued the no-contact order (eg Dependancy Court, Domestic Violence Court, Family Court) .

    You probably have to file your pleading in that Court and appear before the judge. Or you might have to file an appeal before a higher (appeal) court. You must speak to a Connecticut attorney that practices in this field of law.

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