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Both DCS and the Police have Questions for your Client—What Now?

By | August 2nd, 2021|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

By Gregg Woodnick and Isabel Ranney Originally Published in the Maricopa Lawyer, online edition available 08/08/21. Your client calls you saying the police and the Department of Child [...]

10 Years Post-Sandusky: CAPTA and Mandatory Reporting in Arizona

By | June 24th, 2021|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By Brad TenBrook and Isabel Ranney Originally Published 06/24/21 for the Maricopa County Bar Association. After Jerry Sandusky’s arrest for child sex abuse in 2011, states across [...]

How the Medical “Code of Silence” Affects Child Abuse Litigation

By | May 26th, 2021|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

By Gregg Woodnick and Isabel Ranney Despite being the fifth-largest city in the United States, Phoenix only has seven board-certified pediatric orthopedic surgeons, five of whom work [...]

So DCS has invited you to a Team Decision-Making Meeting (TDM): Now what?

By | June 21st, 2021|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By Deandra Arena and Isabel Ranney In the grand scheme of nearly indecipherable acronyms in child welfare investigations, one particular abbreviation stands out as being part of [...]