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Parents Cleared of DCS Abuse Allegations

17 July 2020 | Assault & Domestic Violence,  Battery,  Case Results,  Children Services,  Family Law,  

Attorney Sean Hessler

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Sean Hessler

17 July 2020

Assault & Domestic Violence,  Battery,  Case Results,  Children Services,  Family Law,  

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After an anonymous source reported battery on child DCS got involved in a family’s life and turned it upside-down. Child Services wanted the young parents to agree to a safety plan which would have allowed DCS visits, inspections, and interviews of children.

They contacted Hessler Law to get the help of a criminal defense attorney. Sean Hessler acted quickly to protect their rights and actually explained their options. He negotiated with DCS to have the family pediatrician examine the child and advised his clients to refuse the safety plan. This kept them from going through an invasive investigation and proved the abuse allegation was unsubstantiated.

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