- Shelter Care Hearing: This determines whether emergency placement of the child outside of the home is necessary.
- Adjudication Hearing: This determines whether the child should be found “dependent” on state services, A.K.A CYF.
- Permanency Review Hearing: This determines whether the child should be reunified with his or her biological parents or adopted.
There are many factors to consider when a judge makes a decision at one of these hearings. Many times, parents do not even understand what is being required of them, or they feel as if their rights are being violated.
We can help you navigate through this process, while helping you protect your rights and re-unifying your family.