If you have been told a Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) investigation has or is beginning concerning you or your child, you must act quickly to get experience on your side. Hiring a DCFS attorney in Rockford, IL is the first step. Do not find yourself on the receiving end of a inappropriate or untimely child protection investigation. Waste no time in contacting the Law Office of Brendan W. Caver, Ltd.
What to Expect During Investigations and Indications?
DCFS has 60 days to complete a formal investigation. DCFS investigations are not criminal investigations, but can nevertheless put you in a tight position. And, anything found within the scope of a DCFS investigation can be used by prosecutors in a criminal case against you.
DCFS investigators have the power to recommend “indicating” parents, guardians, foster parents or other caretakers for offenses. This results in the person’s name being placed on the State Central Registry. It’s important to keep your name off this list, which means fighting investigation results in court.
Hiring a DCFS defense attorney in Rockford, IL means making your case in defense of a DCFS indication. With years of experience in DCFS investigations and conducting contested expungement appeal hearings, Brendan knows the law. He’ll compile and present evidence on the contrary to any indications against you.
Brendan Will Answer Your Questions
If there’s a impending or open DCFS case against you, it’s paramount you seek the help of a qualified attorney without delay. For answers to your specific questions, please call or text 815-714-9508 for your free consultation, 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.