DCF relative placement changes are on the way.  This is great news for families in Connecticut. Relatives should always be given priority for placement when a child comes into DCF custody.  Unfortunately, I find this process varies depending on the DCF Office involved.  Now comes some new law that should help get children placed…

Connecticut Custodial Interference is defined as follows: In the first degree: Class D felony. “(a) A person is guilty of custodial interference in the first degree when he commits custodial interference in the second degree as provided in section 53a-98: (1) Under circumstances which expose the child or person taken or enticed from lawful custody…

Important case involving Connecticut DCF medical decisions.  DCF cannot authorize vaccinations for children in their custody.  That’s the recent decision from the Connecticut Supreme Court.  Read more about it below: Conn. Supreme Court: DCF Can’t Mandate Vaccinations Over Parental Rights | Connecticut Law Tribune The Court’s ruling seems to be rather narrow.  Essentially, vaccinations are…

Connecticut divorce and pet custody issues are on the rise.  In the past, spouses going through a divorce focused on money and of course the children. Now there is a trend to have issues concerning pets addressed as a part of final divorce orders.  Or no agreement can be reach, spouses are taking issues and…

  Pendente lite legal fees are ordered by a judge while a divorce is pending. If your spouse is in control of the finances he/she may try to put you at a disadvantage.  They have the resources to retain a lawyer of their choosing.  They have the funds to pay for expert opinions concerning finances,…

An executor in Connecticut is a person named in a will to settle an estate.  The executor is chosen by the individual making the will.  If there is no will, the Probate Court will appoint an administrator to handle the estate. Within thirty (30) days of the decedent’s death, a Petition/Administration or Probate of Will…

A Proposed Parental Responsibility Plan must be completed if there is a dispute about a child’s custody, visitation or decision making.  The form must be filed in the Family Court on before the Case Management Date in any pending divorce, legal separation or custody action in Connecticut. Each parent is required to file their own…

  Connecticut Family Courts are faced with ensuring a child’s safety.  In cases where alcohol use need to be monitored judges have used Soberlink technology.   Read about how this alcohol monitoring breathalyzer and recovery management software system works in addiction treatment below. Source: Alcohol Monitoring Breathalyzer with Recovery Software | Soberlink Contact me online  or call…

  The article below shows a change in DCF’s philosophy of removing children from their parents.  Family Based Recoverry (FBR) provides services to families in their homes. Source: DCF’s New Strategy: Treating Children And Families In Their Own Homes

  A DCF Permanency Plan is filed nine months from the date of a child’s initial out of home placement.  It is then filed every 12 months thereafter for as long as the child is in DCF care. The purpose of a Permanency Plan is to make sure that the cases are reviewed periodically so…

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