More Resources

For more information about our family defense work, please see the following resources:

Safety Plans

Inadequate Supervision

Nicole P. v. DCFS Class Action

On June 4, 2018, the Circuit Court of Cook County in Illinois granted final approval of a settlement agreement between the Plaintiff Class and the Defendant Illinois Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS) in the class action lawsuit Nicole P. v. DCFS. Qualifying class members in this lawsuit were persons investigated or indicated by DCFS for child neglect under Allegation 74 (Inadequate Supervision) between February 24, 2012 and May 9, 2017. They were entitled to seek relief under the settlement agreement.

Environment Injurious

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24/7 Illinois Domestic Violence Hotline


(877) 863-6338

Orders of Protection

Ascend Justice Remote OP Hotline:
Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5 pm