LEGAL GUIDE
Written by attorney Charles Joshua Thompson | Jun 26, 2017

DCF IS INVOLVED - WHAT SHOULD I DO?

A phone call or visit from DCF can be unnerving to say the least. This guide provides practical advice on how to handle the situation.

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Chapter 39 of the Florida Statutes is the main source of legal information on DCF-related cases: http://www.leg.state.fl.us/statutes/index.cfm?App_mode=Display_Statute&URL=0000-0099/0039/0039ContentsIndex.html&StatuteYear=2016&Title=-%3E2016-%3EChapter%2039 The Florida Rules of Juvenile Procedure provide the framework for how the case proceeds: https://www.floridabar.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Juvenile.pdf

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