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 injury, or... more
If you are under investigation for child abuse or neglect, it is often possible to take a pro-active approach to prevent your child's removal from the home, or to get your child back if placed in... more
In an effort to protect children from abuse and neglect, California has passed the "Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act," which requires certain persons to report suspected child abuse to the... more
I have previously written AVVO Legal Guides on child abuse in dependency cases filed by Washington State Child Protection Services. This current Legal Guide addresses how child abuse and neglect can... more
Abuse and Neglect law is considered to be a specialized area of law, meaning that not all family attorneys actually have adequate knowledge about this practice area to provide service. If you are... more
Q. I have an abusive spouse "or at least I feel abused" is there anything I should do, or is what I'm going through just to be expected?
A. Some people believe that abusive conduct is limited to... more