Posts Tagged ‘Child Abuse’

Child Abuse Suspicion: How to Handle it in Your Family Law Case

Posted on May 13, 2018 You want to protect your children from many dangers, and unfortunately sometimes those dangers are in their own home. What happens if you believe that your child has been abused by your ex-spouse? When you are going through a family law case, these matters are extremely important. However, many parents… Continue reading →

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Co-Parenting When One Parent Has an Abusive History

Is it ever possible to co-parent when one spouse or ex-partner has an abusive history? Sadly, even when parents are found guilty of crimes involving domestic violence, child abuse, or any sexual crimes, the court may still allow that parent to have custody or supervised visitation time. We want to do whatever it takes to… Continue reading →

Collecting Evidence of Child Abuse or Neglect by Your Spouse

The only thing left to do when you suspect abuse against your child is to take legal action against the abuser. However, you can’t just come into court with a he-said, she-said. This is why it is important to have evidence of some kind when it comes to child abuse, especially if it is against… Continue reading →

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Types of Child Abuse You May Find in Your Custody Case

When you are involved in a custody case and child abuse is at the center of it all, you may have many concerns about your child’s safety. There are many types of child abuse that we will discuss with you today to give you a better understanding of what you may witness in your case… Continue reading →

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Factors Considered For Grandparent Visitation and Custody

As with the rights of the father of the child, the grandparents rights aren’t nearly as numerous as is the mother’s rights. Also, every state varies with how the laws regarding grandparents rights are. Usually the courts are willing to grant the grandparents visitation rights especially when there is a stressful situation going on at… Continue reading →

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Abuse and Neglect: Information for Parents

When a report is made that a child is experiencing abuse or neglect, the police or a social worker will investigate, so they can determine if your child is safe or not. If the social worker or the police determine that your child is unsafe, they will place the child in temporary foster care to… Continue reading →

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Do’s and Don’ts: False Allegations of Child Abuse

As people become educated about child abuse laws and procedures, they are more likely to report possible abuse. However, there are situations where reports of abuse are unsubstantiated, even if they are made in good faith. The perceived abuse is found to be untrue or misconstrued. Sometimes, such as in a messy divorce where custody… Continue reading →

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Child Abuse Laws and Procedures

California child abuse laws fall within the Penal Code. Child abuse is generally defined as any form of harm inflicted on a minor, including emotional abuse, physical abuse, sexual abuse, exploitation, and neglect. Often, child abuse charges include assault and battery charges. In addition child abuse provisions are unique in that many states require third… Continue reading →

Foster Care Basics

Foster care is when children are placed in a host’s home by the state or an agency to receive care. Children are placed in a foster home when their parents are unable to care for them, and they have to available family members to provide care for them. The home owners, or foster parents, undergo… Continue reading →

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