Child Protection Section

Report suspected neglect or abuse

We provide legal advice and represent the Children and Family Services (CFS) Division in the following court matters:

  • Child in need of protection or services.
  • Termination of parental rights.

We ensure a fair process and a just outcome that is in the best interests of the children.

The most common matters we address with families are maltreatment, CHIPS petitions and placement outside the home.

Maltreatment

Children in Need of Protection or Services (CHIPS) petitions

Placement outside the home