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2:29 pm
Fri October 12, 2012

Court: DCS can interview children who witness abuse

The Indiana Court of Appeals has ruled the Department of Child Services can interview children without a parent’s permission if those children are witnesses to cases of abuse.

Last year, a 12-year-old girl alleged that her stepfather sexually abused her. During a later interview at a child advocacy center in Bloomington the girl recanted her statements.

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