Aggressively Fighting For Your Parental Rights

There are several organizations that pride themselves on doing what's right for abused or neglected children. In New York, there is the Administration for Children's Services (ACS) and in New Jersey there is the Division of Youth and Family Services (DYFS). These two organizations certainly have the correct motives, but do not always do what is needed.

Defending You Against Powerful Government Agencies

At Papadopoulos-Vlantes & Moehring, LLC, we understand that having a governmental organization remove your children from the home is a frightening, confusing and emotionally challenging occurrence. As soon as we accept your case, we will begin investigating the ACS and DYFS charges to ensure they followed the proper procedures.

We will also challenge ALL aspects. We believe that these organizations are necessary, but in many cases, separating children from parents can have damaging effects on the child's growth and maturity.

For the most part, if a damaging situation is found in the home, such as sexual abuse, physical abuse or neglect, the most important thing is to provide services to the parents or parent that can help resolve that situation. Our lawyers have a great deal of experience defending parents against either the ACS or DYFS. Trust us to aggressively defend your rights and diligently protect your best interests.

In 2004, we represented a client all the way to Supreme Court under NEW JERSEY DIVISION OF YOUTH FAM. SERVICES vs. A.R.G. (179 N.J. 264 (N.J. 2004). Justice Long delivered the opinion of the Supreme Court: "This appeal, which is before us as of right based on a dissent in the Appellate Division, Rule 2:2-1(a)(2), involved the meaning of the term "aggravated circumstances" in N.J.S.A. 30:4C-11.3(a), the existence of which excuses the Division of Youth and Family Services (DYFS) from providing statutorily required reasonable efforts at family reunification. Also implicated is the question of what process is due to a parent prior to the entry of a trial court's initial finding of aggravated circumstances." The case is still good law and the courts rely upon it throughout the state of New Jersey. Read more.

Take Proactive Steps And Contact Our Firm

Clients benefit from our experience and our familiarity with local judges. We understand what the judges are looking for and can work quickly to exceed their expectations. Email our law office or call us at 201-876-9700 or 718-728-6100. Our office in the BRONX is right across the street from Bronx Family Court. Four (4) steps away.

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Clientes se benefician de nuestra experiencia y con la familiadia con los Juezes local. Nosotros entendemos que los Juezes estan buscando y podemos trabajar lijero para aseder las expectaciones de los Juezes.

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