Dependency Attorneys St. Petersburg, FL

A s soon as DCF or local law enforcement contacts you, you should contact our Saint Petersburg, FL dependency lawyers who can assist you during the investigation stage.  A dependency action is a legal process brought by the State of Florida.

If a parent is reported for suspected child neglect or child abuse, the child protection investigator must investigate the claim.  The investigation could lead to removal of the children from the family home and temporary placement in foster care.

If you are accused of child abuse or neglect in a dependency action, you need to immediately contact skilled, caring legal counsel to help you get your children back or to defend you against the allegations.  At Barnett Woolums, P.A., we are skilled in representing parents in these actions and are ready to aggressively defend you.