Family Law

Substantial Evidence Must Convince Court in Child Abuse Cases

, The Legal Intelligencer


A recent case decided by the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, G.V. v. Department of Public Welfare, 125 C.D. 2011 (Pa.Cmwlth. 2012), has profoundly changed the burden of proof necessary to have someone listed on the ChildLine and Abuse Registry (ChildLine) as a perpetrator of child abuse.

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