Child Abuse and Neglect

Baby On Board: Driving with Childre...

All states have laws in place to protect infants and children from injury and death because of a car accident. Before you drive with children in your car, you.... Read more

Accusations of Child Abuse and Negl...

Child abuse and neglect can leave scars that last a lifetime. Millions of cases of child neglect and abuse are reported every year in America, according to th.... Read more

Home Alone: How Old is Old Enough

Most parents understand that it is always wrong to leave an infant or toddler home alone while you go out - even for a quick run to the store. But when is a c.... Read more

Child Abuse and Neglect

Becoming a Foster Parent

When a home environment is unhealthy, state social services will remove minor children from their biological home and place them with foster parents. During this time, the children's biological parent... Read more

Crimes Against Children

The penalties for crimes against children often depend on state law, but all states are very serious about protecting minors from harm. Nationwide, it's a crime not to report suspected abuse of a chil... Read more

Accusations of Child Abuse and Neglect

Child abuse and neglect can leave scars that last a lifetime. Millions of cases of child neglect and abuse are reported every year in America, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Serv... Read more

Removal of a Child from the Home

Each state has a child services office that protects children. Whenever a report comes in that a child is being abused or neglected, child services must check into it. Abuse means that the child's bod... Read more

Dealing with Child Services

Most parents want only what is best for their children, enjoying their rights as parents and fulfilling their responsibilities under common, moral and government law. Sometimes, parents are accused - ... Read more

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