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Family Problems, DCF, and the Law: A Guide for Parents

Family Problems, DCF, and the Law: A Guide for Parents

This book covers typical issues and events that may happen to families with child abuse or neglect problems. It does not provide legal advice or cover what may happen if someone is arrested for hurting a family member. You will get the most out of this information if you use it as a general guide and then make use of the resources listed. Reach out for help if you think you or your family may need it.

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