Child Abuse Allegations – From Both Sides
Faculty Member: Allison Williams, Founder of Williams Law Group
Facilitator: Dan Couvrette, CEO and Publisher of Divorce Magazine and DivorcedMoms.com
This family lawyer examines what determines child abuse, explains how a parent can gain access to the records at the Divison of Child Protection and Permanency, discusses the best way to defend allegations of child abuse, advises parents on how to keep the children safe, and much more. More
Allison Williams, founder of the Williams Law Group, LLC practices family law with an emphasis on child abuse. Established as a thought leader in New Jersey child welfare law, Allison is also a Fellow AAML member and is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Matrimonial Law Attorney.
This session will:
- examine the things the Division of Child Protection and Permanency looks for when determining if a child is being abused
- explain whether or not a parent should submit to an interview if he/she has nothing to hide to end the agency’s involvement
- discuss the best way to defend allegations of child abuse or neglect in Court
- advise non-targeted parents on how to make use of the agency’s court process to keep their kids safe
- outline what happens when an agency decides there’s no child abuse, even though the parent firmly believes their child has been abused
- explain how a parent can gain access to the agency’s records
- discuss what happens when an investigation reveals no signs of child abuse
- share what a parent should do if allegations of abuse cannot be proven in Court.