With warrants now the rule to 'seize' children, Arizona looks at exceptions
CLOSE Arizona’s child-welfare agency says to call the child-abuse hotline if you reasonably believe that a child has been “abused, neglected, exploited or abandoned.”
Arizona child-welfare workers will soon need court approval to remove children from their homes. But there must be exceptions for urgent circumstances, lawmakers decided last year.
Defining those situations can be tricky, as policy makers try to navigate federal court rulings, demands from family-rights supporters and the judgment of child-welfare investigators called to the scene of an abuse or neglect report.
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