The law provides strong protections for children who are subject to or are at risk of abuse and neglect. In comparing juvenile law to other areas of the law, it is complex and unique in many ways. When Child Protective Services (CPS) gets involved, parents are often at risk of losing contact with the child. These issues can become extremely complex, involving many parties with competing interests, such as:
Parsons Law, PA has extensive experience handling juvenile law issues for clients in Buncombe County and throughout the surrounding areas. As a leading family law firm with extensive trial experience, we are especially adept at handling issues in which juvenile law intersects with divorce, child custody and other family law issues.
A child abuse allegation can have a profound impact on a divorce or child custody case. Child abuse can take many forms. Some of the most common include:
Of course, not all accusations of abuse or neglect have merit. Sadly, it is not unheard of for a parent to falsely allege abusive behavior by the other spouse to gain an advantage in divorce proceedings.
We handle these juvenile law matters with the utmost care, aggressively seeking the facts and always placing our client’s best interests at the forefront. The court will likely be involved if there is any question about the child’s safety. Our experienced litigators know how to find and refute evidence to protect your child and your parental rights.
If you are facing any family law matter that involves juvenile dependency or allegations of abuse or neglect, we can help you navigate these complex legal issues. To speak with an experienced family law attorney in Asheville, please contact our office by telephone at 828-581-9529 or by filling out the online request form.