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Blogs on the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families (DCF) by Massachusetts DCF attorneys.

What Does “Parental Unfitness” Mean in Massachusetts?

By | 2017-03-29T11:07:23+00:00 January 10th, 2017|Categories: Child Custody, Department of Children and Families, Family Law, Guardianships, Updates|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on What Does “Parental Unfitness” Mean in Massachusetts?

The Crucial First Steps of a DCF “51A Investigation” for Child Abuse or Neglect in MA

By | 2017-03-28T17:16:24+00:00 April 25th, 2016|Categories: Child Custody, Department of Children and Families, Updates|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on The Crucial First Steps of a DCF “51A Investigation” for Child Abuse or Neglect in MA

The Dismal Treatment of Child Sex Abuse Victims in Massachusetts Probate & Family Courts

By | 2017-03-28T09:09:55+00:00 February 16th, 2016|Categories: Child Custody, Department of Children and Families, Family Law, News|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on The Dismal Treatment of Child Sex Abuse Victims in Massachusetts Probate & Family Courts

Feds: Massachusetts has Highest Child Abuse and Neglect Rate in Nation

By | 2017-03-28T09:02:30+00:00 February 9th, 2016|Categories: Department of Children and Families, News, Updates|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Feds: Massachusetts has Highest Child Abuse and Neglect Rate in Nation

DCF Wants to Talk to me About my Children. What do I do?

By | 2017-03-28T18:05:49+00:00 January 22nd, 2016|Categories: Child Custody, Department of Children and Families, Family Law, Updates|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on DCF Wants to Talk to me About my Children. What do I do?

Three SJC Justices Blast DCF in Recent “Spanking” Decision

By | 2017-04-03T16:38:38+00:00 January 7th, 2016|Categories: Department of Children and Families, News, Updates|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Three SJC Justices Blast DCF in Recent “Spanking” Decision

A Massachusetts Problem: Parental Discipline vs. Child Abuse

By | 2017-03-28T06:58:47+00:00 January 5th, 2016|Categories: Child Custody, Criminal Law, Department of Children and Families, Family Law, Updates|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on A Massachusetts Problem: Parental Discipline vs. Child Abuse