Categories for DCFS

What Is Considered Neglect in the Eyes of DCFS?

March 23, 2020

The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) is a state agency that investigates claims of child abuse, neglect and dependency. If you’ve been informed of a DCFS investigation into your parenting, hiring a DCFS defense attorney in Rockford, IL... View Article

What Happens if My DCFS Case Goes to Juvenile Court?

March 9, 2020

If you’ve been notified that the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) is investigating your family, it can be a very distressing time. What’s worse is when DCFS transfers your case to juvenile court, as that means they are... View Article

What Happens if I Appeal a DCFS Decision?

October 30, 2019

You have the legal right to appeal a Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) decision made after investigations involving instances of abuse or neglect of your children. If you choose to do so, it is important that you work... View Article

What Happens if You’re Contacted by DCFS?

October 16, 2019

Becoming the sudden subject of a Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) investigation can be an intimidating prospect, but it’s no reason to panic. Before doing anything else, we strongly recommend you contact a DCFS attorney in Rockford, IL... View Article

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