Tinley Park, IL asked in Child Custody, Child Support, Criminal Law and Family Law for Indiana

Q: Is there anything that can be done if the father of a child keeps calling child protective services making false accusa

Almost weekly he is doin this and every time it's substantiated. But DCS protocol is to investigate every report that comes through. So they said unfortunately they have to do their part each time

1 Lawyer Answer
Troy Tyson
Troy Tyson
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Greenwood, IN

A: I think you meant that every time it's "unsubstantiated," meaning no basis was found for the charges. This is, unfortunately, something that happens from time to time. What DCS told you is generally correct, that they have a duty to investigate the charges that are lodged with them.

Tim Akpinar agrees with this answer

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