Child Abuse and Neglect


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.


Child Protection Casebook, Feb 2013
Compendium of Supreme and Appellate Court child protection decisions


Case Library

Connecticut Law about Child Abuse and Neglect

Connecticut Judicial Branch Guide to the Law of Abuse and Neglect


Consent Decrees


DCF Information


Interagency Agreements


SpeakUp: CCA Legal Rights Books and Videos


Sample Records Requests


Pleadings Bank



Standards of Practice for Child Protection Attorneys in Juvenile Matters


Standing Orders



Significant Recent Legislation


Attorney Training Opportunities


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



Other Resources

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