Child welfare is a top priority in Arizona, and claims of neglect are taken very seriously. Medical professionals, day care providers, family members, friends and others have the responsibility to report child neglect to the proper authorities. If parents are found to be neglecting their children, the state has the authority to take the children from them.
At Lasiter & Jackson, we represent clients on all sides of these cases. Our goal in every case is to see that the best interests of the child are served, including the reporting of abuse and the rebuttal of allegations against a parent or other caregiver. We have a complete understanding of the law in these matters, and we have the experience to successfully resolve your case.
Child neglect cases are investigated by the Department of Child Protective Services. If you wish to report possible neglect, we can help you navigate the process. If you are the subject of an investigation, we will work to ensure that your rights are protected at all times. No matter what stage of the process you may be in, we are prepared to step in to assist you at any point.
There are a number of different issues that can constitute child neglect, including the following:
Whether you are a concerned parent, family member or friend who needs help reporting child neglect, or a parent facing allegations of neglect, our Phoenix child neglect lawyers are here to help you. From protecting the interests of an at-risk child to fighting for the parental rights of an alleged unfit parent, we are committed to reaching the best possible result for our clients.
Contact our office today to discuss your case with one of our family law attorneys.