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Effects of DCPP Conclusions on Family Law Cases in NJ

How can Administrative Findings in a DYFS Case Affect Other Family Law Issues in NJ? Divorcing spouses often find themselves in custody battles, with each parent touting their superior parenting skills while disparaging the other’s. But once allegations of child abuse or neglect enter the picture, parties may involve New Jersey’s Division of Child Protection […]

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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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NJ Residents Arrested in South Carolina for Allegedly Kidnapping Baby

Federal authorities arrested two people at a hotel in Columbia, South Carolina after they were found to have taken an infant from New Jersey to South Carolina, according to the U.S. Marshals Service. A tip sent from authorities in New York and New Jersey led officers to believe that the infant’s mother, Jessica Johnson, and […]

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Man Allegedly Threatened Warren County Courthouse and DCPP

A man was recently arrested after reportedly threatening to shoot a judge at the Warren County Courthouse in Belvidere, New Jersey. Nelson Martinez called the courthouse just after 10 a.m. and said that he was going to shoot a judge in 44 minutes, according to Warren County Sheriff James J. McDonald. Consequently, the courthouse and […]

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NJ Woman Gets Prison for Negligent Death of Child

News reports recently circulated online about the depressing death of a two-year-old child. The child sadly died while sitting in a car seat for several hours as her mother was under the influence of drugs. The mother was criminally charged with manslaughter and later sentenced to 15 years in NJ State Prison. This case stemmed […]

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The Child Welfare System in New Jersey: What Happens When DCPP Intervenes?

A recent article discusses 12 instances where children tragically died after the Division of Child Protection and Permanency (DCP&P) began monitoring their families. In the reported cases, the deaths of the children were caused by the parents despite the Division investigating and, later, intervening. The national nonprofit Children’s Rights had previously sued the Division, claiming […]

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New Jersey Teacher Fired for Alleged Unprofessional Conduct

A New Jersey middle school science teacher from Gloucester County was recently fired after allegedly engaging in what has been referred to as “unprofessional” conduct. In a letter sent by the Pitman Middle School superintendent, the teacher’s actions were described as “unprofessional actions towards some students.” However, additional details about the specific conduct were not […]

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