The Department of Child Safety's enforcement of confidentiality is peppered with exceptions — particularly when the public is paying attention.
DCS wanted him to admit to child abuse to get his kids back. Instead, he fought the charges — and won
In the news this week, the Department of Child Safety violated Arizona law by interviewing a child without parental consent, according to a report from the Arizona Ombudsman.
During the past several years, the Arizona Supreme Court has adopted restyled Rules of Evidence, Civil Appellate Producer, Protective Order Procedures, Civil Procedure, and Criminal Procedure. In December 2016, Chief Justice Scott Bales directed a Task Force to review the current family law rules, to identify possible changes that would confirm those rules to modern usage, and to adopt a new set of family law rules.
It is not unfamiliar to those practicing family law to have a client or opposing party provide a tax-return that does not match their salary. Most of these discrepancies result from individuals...
Supreme Court of Arizona. Kimberly MCLAUGHLIN, Petitioner, v. The Honorable Lori B. JONES, Judge of the Superior Court of the State of Arizona, in and for the County of Pima, Respondent Judge. Suzan MCLAUGHLIN, Respondent Real Party in Interest. [...]