When a parent has been charged with abuse or neglect of a child, the Department of Child and Family Services (DCFS) will become involved throughout the case. The main goal of DCFS, as well as the court, in deciding the best placement option for the child is to resolve the matter in the best interest of the child.
Earlier this month reports that an 8-year-old Yemen girl died from internal injuries she suffered on her wedding night sparked international outrage. Local officials are denying the story is true, calling it all rumors. Officials even report that the girl's father has brought her to the police station as proof the reported incident never happened.
If you are going through a divorce, it will probably be one of most stressful times in your life. Especially if you have children, the emotional strain that litigation can put on your family can be overwhelming. A good divorce attorney will be sensitive to the hurt and anger you are experiencing and refer you to mediation.