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Know Your Rights When CPS Comes Knocking

Authored By: Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence

The intent of this guide is to help domestic violence survivors understand what their rights are in the initial stages of a Child Protective Services (CPS) investigation, and to know what Washington’s policy is regarding domestic violence and CPS, especially in the early stages of a case, when things are moving fast and may feel scary and confusing.

Last Review and Update: May 27, 2016