The start of an investigation of a child’s caretaker by Child Protective Services in Pennsylvania involves pressing consequences. Legal representation by a skilled CPS attorney during such investigation is crucial during this critical administrative process. Kardos, Rickles & Hand is experienced and skilled in representing individuals through the CPS process and diligently and thoroughly advises clients throughout the investigation. Any investigation carries serious potential consequences, including criminal charges. Kardos, Rickles & Hand aggressively and effectively leads clients through all aspects of the investigation and acknowledges the immediacy of a client’s needs during this time.
Every police officer,health practitioner, human service worker or educator acting in a professional capacity in Pennsylvania who has reason to think that a child has been subjected to neglect or abuse must immediately report such abuse or neglect to the local appropriate law enforcement agency or department of social services.
Kardos, Rickles & Hand is available for the immediate needs of a client from the instant a client becomes knowledgeable that he or she is a witness or a target in a CPS investigation. Legal representation is crucial for an individual to be suitably advised of his or her rights throughout the investigative process and clients must thoroughly understand the impact of the department’s findings once an investigation is completed.
Kardos, Rickles & Hand is a CPS law firm representing all chid protective needs. If you have any questions or concerns on your individual case you can contact us at 215-970-2755 to speak with a CPS attorney.