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Privacy in a DCPP Case

Confidentiality and its Limits if the Division of Child Protection and Permanency Opens a Case If the Division of Child Protection and Permanency receives a report concerning child abuse or neglect, the agency is legally mandated to open up an investigation. To that end, the Division will create and maintain a large number of documents […]

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Changes to Child Welfare Litigation

What has Changed about Child Welfare Case Processes in New Jersey Child welfare litigation is constantly changing. As public awareness grows, so too does the law. The agency that handles such matters itself was created in 1899 and started with only seven volunteers. As public concern surrounding the issue evolved, so did the agency. Presently, […]

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Siblings & Relatives in New Jersey DYFS Matters

Children, siblings, relatives, and any member of the household can play a very important role in DCP&P investigations.  Like any inquiry or probe, what a person says can carry a great amount of weight and can determine the fate of how a case is decided.  However, what can be most alarming about a DCP&P investigation […]

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Right to Counsel in a DCF Case

Am I Entitled to a Lawyer when Facing DCFS in New Jersey? In New Jersey, any parent facing allegations of child abuse or neglect have a constitutional right to counsel under Article I, paragraph 1 of the New Jersey State Constitution. On top of that, our lawmakers also codified the right to counsel under both […]

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Can You Sue DCPP?

Filing a Lawsuit Against DYFS in New Jersey Are you wondering if you have the ability to sue child protective services in New Jersey. The answer is yes, an aggrieved parent or family member can file a civil lawsuit against the Division of Child Protection and Permanency in limited circumstances. In fact, the Division of […]

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Is Leaving a Child Unattended Considered Neglect in New Jersey?

A neighbor reported your child was roaming the neighborhood alone, and now child protective services wants to investigate you. Of course, you’re worried about your family and what happens next. Understanding what happens in a child neglect investigation  by DCPP/DYFS and whether leaving your child unattended is neglect can help. To talk to an experienced […]

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