Department of Child Protection & Permanency (DCP&P)

DCP&P · DWI · Domestic Violence – Municipal Court

Experienced Counsel for Parents in DCP&P Matters, DWI, Domestic Violence and Municipal Court

If DCP &P is involved in an investigation you need representation. Jacqueline F. Pivawer, Esq. has represented parents in DCP&P cases from the investigation stage through trial.

It is important that you obtain a lawyer from the very start.

Sometimes DCP&P will become involved because of a domestic dispute. The police will contact DCP&P if the children were present.

If a child is left in a car for a brief few minutes, if someone calls the police DCP&P can substantiate the parent for neglect and you can be charged with child endangerment. Parents involved with DCP&P can be law abiding, hardworking, educated, good people who would never harm their child.

The child does not have to be harmed. As long as there is a risk of harm, DCP&P can open a case.

DCP&P exists to protect children. It has extensive powers to eliminate your parental discretion and take custody of your children. They can make you comply with their requirements before you can resume parenting without their direction and your compliance.

DCP&P involvement in your life is very invasive. You need professional help to be sure your parental rights are protected.

Jacqueline Pivawer is an experienced Family Law attorney. Ms. Pivawer is a former assistant Municipal Court prosecutor. She also handles DWI cases and all offenses in all municipal courts. She handles Domestic Violence cases for either party – the victim or the alleged perpetrator.

For DCP&P, DWI, Domestic Violence and Municipal Court, Ms. Pivawer, can be relied upon to always work hard, and with competence, and carefully to get her client the best possible result.