Child Abuse and the Law

Search Statute Information for Your State

You may search for summaries of State code on the following child maltreatment and related child welfare issues. Choose a state and retrieve a summary. You may choose any or all of the issues below, but you must choose at least one issue to retrieve data.

Disclosure of Confidential Records
Definitions of Child Abuse and Neglect
Reporting Laws
Mandatory Reporters
Reporting Penalties
Central Registry/Reporting Records Expungement
Grounds for Termination of Parental Rights
Central Registries: Establishment and Maintenance
Reporting Procedures



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