Posts tagged "neglect"

Signed Into Law: Keeping closed child abuse records available, debtors may be off the hook from repaying illegal lenders

Signed Into Law: Keeping closed child abuse records available, debtors may be off the hook from repaying illegal lenders
Closed records about child abuse to remain available - SB 3544 – The reports on child abuse and neglect that are deemed unfounded, are usually kept for 12 months after that determination. Then the reports are removed from the system. This legislation, signed in August, allows the Department of Child and Family Services to retain... Read more »

Black families being torn apart by unfounded accusations of child sex abuse

Imagine you’re a foster child – neglected by your own family, moved from home to home – until you find that one place, that one family, where you belong. Finally, you’re safe, with a foster parent that loves you and takes care of you. Until you’re ripped from that home one morning, all because someone... Read more »