The Department of Child and Family Services (DCFS) handles cases of allegations that deal with abuse, neglect or foster care issues regarding minors. In the State of Illinois, a DCFS report can quickly turn into a criminal investigation, putting you and your family at risk. DCFS allegations can have devastating, long-lasting impacts on your family or career, which is why you need the best legal advice and representation you can get.
DCFS Attorney in Kane County IL.
Rutter Family Law LLC can help you through a stressful DCFS investigation. Fighting a DCFS investigation is a skill-oriented task, you are going to need an experienced family law attorney who not only has referred to DCFS cases in the past, but is also compassionate, and understands the importance of the need to communicate effectively during the DCFS proceedings.
If you find yourself facing an Illinois judge for DCFS matters, then you are going to need the legal knowledge & experience from Rutter Family Law LLC. We encourage you to speak with more than one attorney to ensure you find someone with a winning track record when it comes to issues regarding DCFS matters. Look for an attorney that has experience in family law and someone with knowledge of Illinois law, especially regarding matters pertaining to DCFS. We are confident that we will be qualified to handle your DCFS case.
The Investigation & Process
Good parents can find themselves having to face the DCFS, which could have a negative impact on one’s life. An encounter with the DCFS is to be taken seriously since it could lead to breaking up a family or losing your professional license. Whether it has occurred as a result of a family problem, poor communication, or misunderstanding.
One of the main concerns in the investigation process is how the investigation starts. The start is how the investigation gets underway needs to be examined. Any person can report suspected abuse or neglect of a child to the DCFS by simply calling child abuse hotline. There are many reasons that these anonymous calls can be made and the reasoning needs to be examined by someone experienced with the laws and legal rights for the accused. This call and any information about the identity of the caller is confidential and in many circumstances the child and the alleged abuser will not be given the identity of the reporter.
If somebody involved in the following professions suspects that there is an issue they must report it to the authorities or risk losing their license. Some of these professions include teachers, doctors, nurses, childcare workers, police officers and other law enforcement investigators, and others with a position of trust with a child.
At Rutter Family Law LLC, our experience within the child welfare system provides clients with a big advantage when they are faced with the accusations of abuse or neglect. If you have become involved with DCFS and want to protect your rights and those of your family, you can count on Rutter Family Law LLC for the best legal representation to protect your rights.
The sooner you reach out to us, the sooner we can discuss your options and how best to help you achieve the results that you need in your situation. To schedule a free consultation, call us at 630.940.9107 or send us an email.