How DFCS Administrative Proceedings Are Appealed

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The Department of Family and Children Services popularly known as DFCS is a decision making authority, one can appeal against their decision when any kind of abuse and neglect is faced by the children. The different steps involved in the process include:- a) Document an Implore Every notification from the DFCS carries a certain date beyond which no decision can be challenged, with the help of a lawyer, an appeal can be made based on the...

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Georgia DFCS Adoption Guidelines

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This article will give you every small detail on the guidelines of adoption and foster care program of Georgia. Let us first assure you that becoming an adoptive parent or foster parent is not at all complicated, as against the popular belief. The most important step of this process is to take the decision of adopting a child and taking on the responsibilities as a parent/s. So, when that challenging decision is taken, other things fall into...

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DFCS Litigation Strategies

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The Department of Children and Family Services (DFCS) in Georgia can be contacted by anyone to make a report if they suspect that a child is being abused or neglected. The perpetrator of child abuse could be a teacher or a day care provider or any other family member, though most of the times, it is the parents who are targeted. It is very important to understand that though a DFCS case need not necessarily be criminal, resulting in police...

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What To Do During a DFCS Investigation

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When a CPS/DFCS social worker lands at your doorstep and informs you about the accusations received against you, take it seriously. It may at times sound absurd to you, but that is no reason to laugh off the same. They are bound by law and duty to check up on any misdemeanor brought to their notice. They may start by informing you that they are not there to take away your children, but make a mental note that that is at the back of their minds....

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Can DFCS Take Custody of Your Child

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The state will act immediately if they have a valid reason to take the custody of your child. A witness makes a call to the DFCS Hotline and claims that the child is ill-treated and forsaken by their parents; then the DFCS sends an examiner to examine the case. The examiner interviews the witness who made the call, the abandoned child, the parent, and the other people who are directly or indirectly involved with the child. Sometimes, the...

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