Protecting Parental Rights In Dependency Cases

No parent wants to face the loss of time with their children. When the state is attempting to take your child away in dependency proceedings, you need someone to help you stand up for your rights. Failing to present a strong challenge in these situations could lead to the termination of your parental rights.

The Law Office of Amanda Salcido is well-equipped to help you defend and protect your rights. Attorney Amanda Salcido is an experienced litigator as a prosecutor in the civilian sector and as a trial counsel in the U.S. Army JAG Corps. Ms. Salcido is committed to helping you and your family stay together. Our law office is in Lakeland, and we serve clients throughout central Florida, including Tampa and Plant City.

Assisting With All Phases Of The Dependency Proceedings

In dependency cases, the state will be presenting evidence that it believes shows you are unfit to care for your child. These may include allegations of abuse, neglect or signs of drug or alcohol abuse. Various administrative agencies may be involved in these cases, including the Florida Department of Children & Families (DCF).

These groups will be trying to show that you lack the ability to provide a healthy environment for your child. You will need to present evidence that demonstrates that you are fit to parent, and this can be more complicated than it seems.

This will no doubt be a very emotionally challenging situation for you. You can rely upon attorney Salcido to prepare a comprehensive case that protects your child's best interests. Whether you are a parent, grandparent or other guardian with a dependency case, Ms. Salcido is confident that she will be able to assist you with your case.

Schedule Your Consultation

If you are facing the termination of your parental rights, you have to have an experienced lawyer handling your case. There are very severe consequences if you fail to take action. Call 863-266-4122 or send an email to the firm to schedule your consultation.