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What is the Punishment for Cruelty to a Child in New Jersey?

Child Cruelty is a Serious Crime With Steep Consequences in NJ In New Jersey, there are three noted types of child abuse: cruelty, abuse, and neglect.  According to N.J.S.A. 9:6-3, New Jersey law makes it a fourth degree felony to “abuse, abandon, be cruel to or neglectful of” a child. The law specifically protects children […]

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The Supreme Goal of Reasonable Efforts in DCPP Cases

The Division of Child Protection and Permanency Must Make Reasonable Efforts to Maintain or Restore the Unity of the Families they Investigate in New Jersey The Division of Child Protection and Permanency is a New Jersey government agency that is responsible for investigating allegations of child abuse and neglect, providing services to aid the parent […]

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Importance of Profiling Children with Special Needs in DCPP Cases in NJ

Identifying the Strengths and Needs of Children With Special Needs Becomes Paramount to Secure Their Best Interests when New Jersey Child Protective Services Becomes Involved. The New Jersey Department of Child Protection and Permanency (formerly known as DYFS) is responsible for protecting the welfare of children in the state. Children with special needs, whether mental, […]

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What is Considered Child Abandonment in NJ

Determining Abandonment of a Child in a DCPP Proceeding in New Jersey The New Jersey Department of Child Protection and Permanency (formerly known as Department of Youth and Family Services, DYFS) is responsible for responding to allegations of child abuse and neglect, and ensuring that children are currently residing in, or placed into, a safe […]

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Least Restrictive Setting Rule in DCPP Cases in New Jersey

Least Restrictive Setting Rule to Secure The Child’s Best Interest in Placement When the New Jersey Department of Children and Protection and Permanency (DCPP) finds it necessary to step in with a family following an investigation, it indicates that the agency believes the family is somehow not functioning healthily and the children’s health and welfare […]

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Criteria and Process for Adoptive Parents in NJ

Know the Steps and Requirements Involved for Adoption in New Jersey One of the best feelings in the world is to know that you are providing a home and a loving, supportive environment to a child who might otherwise be deprived of those things. This is one reason that so many people go through the […]

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