Arizona Dependency Attorney
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A dependency is a court action that is filed where there is an allegation that neither biological parent of a minor child is able or willing to provide proper care for the minor child(ren). We are able to provide you with the advice, counsel and representation you need.
Once this type of action is filed, Child Protective Services will be notified and will become involved in an investigation of the care of the minor child to determine if there is a basis for the Petition based on neglect, abuse, or other reason. Child Protective Services will also determine if the party with physical care of the minor child, or the person filing the Petition (if privately filed) is fit and proper to care for the minor child(ren). If Child Protective Services determines that the parents and the filer of the court action are not appropriate caregivers for the child(ren), they may place the child(ren) in foster care.
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