Family Court / ACS Matters

By Jeffrey L. Emdin / January 29, 2020 / Comments Off on Family Court / ACS Matters

Oftentimes, a parent or a person legally responsible (PLR) is named by ACS as a respondent in an abuse/neglect petition under the theory of derivative neglect. Under this theory, the respondent’s actions or inaction toward one child in the household, places the other children in the household at risk. This is known as derivative abuse…

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