Child neglect in Connecticut is defined as a situation where a child has been abandoned, is being denied proper care and attention, physically, educationally, emotionally or morally, or is being permitted to live in unsafe or injurious conditions. Child abuse in Connecticut is defined as a situation where a child has been inflicted with physical injuries or injuries other than by accidental means, or where a child’s injuries are not aligned with the reason given for them. When a child is suspected of being abused or neglected, DCF may get involved and has the power to remove the child from the home.
Marshall and Veale, LLC has extensive experience in handling child abuse and neglect cases all around the State of Connecticut for parents, guardians and relatives throughout all stages and types of child protection cases. These are very serious cases with potentially life-changing consequences for your family, and it is critical to have an experienced attorney by your side. We will zealously help you defend your rights at all stages of a child abuse or neglect case.