Legal Resources


Administrative Decisions

CGS § 4-180a requires that if any agency wishes to rely on final administrative decisions as precedent, the decisions must be indexed and available for public inspection and copying to the extent required by FOIA. Click for indexed and summarized substantiation decisions. For a full copy of these decisions, make your request in writing to the Administrative Hearings Unit.


Case Library

TIPS for Lawyers – FAQs and Updates on Key Issues in Child Protection Law


Consent Decrees



DCF Information


Representing Young Adults


CCA Legal Rights Books and Videos


Abuse and Neglect Pleadings and Evidentiary Issues



Standards of Practice for Child Protection Attorneys in Juvenile Matters


Standing Orders


Useful Web Links


Significant Recent Legislation