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Child Abuse/CPS Podcast

Abuse & Neglect

Posted on 02/29/2024at8:53 pm

Attorney Aimee Goddard joins Clint Adams to explain the role of Child Protective Services (CPS) and various options for relocating a child in cases of abuse or neglect. Learn about the purpose and responsibilities CPS has in investigating allegations, removing children from harmful environments and finding the best possible new home. Learn about guardians’ rights to an attorney in CPS cases and options for different parties such as an Improvement Period, Legal Guardianship, or Motion to Intervene. Additionally, learn about the Foster Care system and factors to consider if you are thinking of becoming a foster parent in West Virginia.