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Can i sue the state of new jersey over a wrongful dyfs case?

Belvidere, NJ |
Filed under: Family law Juvenile law

my dyfs case was drug out too long and my family was wrongfully accused of incidents that didn't pertain to what dyfs was saying.

Attorney Answers 3


  1. FYFS has been sued in the past however you should speak with a civil trial attorney regarding same.


  2. DYFS cannot be sued for certain things but can be sued for others. You need to post this where a attorney that practices civil litigation or social service law can answer. it is not a criminal law question.


  3. Back in 2009 they were sued and settled with a family for $600k in a widely publicized case involving abuse (although wrong doing was not admitted). As the other's have stated, you need to speak with an attorney as there are many specifics that will determine whether you have a viable suit or not.

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