Protecting Your Rights In Child Abuse & CHIPS Matters
Maintaining a strong parent-child relationship can be demanding in today’s culture. When the government steps in to ask questions about how an individual is parenting, the potential consequences can be harsh. Allegations of child abuse or neglect can lead to a range of potential consequences. Not all allegations seem fair.
Disputes between parents, misperceptions of individuals about an event and other situations may arise that turn into an investigation. Investigations into potential child abuse may begin with law enforcement, through the Division of Milwaukee Child Protective Services (DMCPS) or both. DMCPS access workers often rely heavily on law enforcement investigators to develop a Child in Need of Protection or Services (CHIPS) proceeding.
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Schedule a free consultation with an experienced attorney. Contact us online or call 414-271-9585.
Experience Handling Complex Cases
In a DMCPS investigation, police and social workers are given authority to take a child into custody if authorities believe the child is in danger. If your child has been removed by social services or if you believe that officials are investigating allegations of abuse or neglect, it is critical for you to speak to a lawyer who has experience in this nuanced area of the law. With the potential for termination of parental rights, as well as possible charges of child abuse in criminal court on the horizon, there is no time to wait.
We have substantial experience representing men and women across the spectrum of criminal child abuse and CHIPS matters, including:
- Unreasonable force in providing discipline
- Child endangerment, including allegations involving addictions or drug offenses
- Child abandonment
- Child abuse
- Child neglect
- Domestic violence allegations
Our attorneys aggressively defend parents accused of child abuse or neglect in criminal court, as well as in CHIPS or termination of parental rights proceedings.
To schedule a free, no-obligation case review, please contact us online or call us at 414-271-9585 to speak with our legal team.
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