Chapter 34. Report of Child Abuse

Date

1990

Journal Title

Journal ISSN

Volume Title

Publisher

Texas Tech Law Review

Abstract

Provides commentary on Chapter 34 of the Texas Family Code. Chapter 34 deals with statutes requiring the mandatory reporting of child abuse and the penalties for failure to report. Provides details on Texas statutes requiring the reporting of child abuse and who is responsible for investigating reports of suspected child abuse; primarily the Texas Department of Human Services (TDHS) although some types of reports are investigated by other governmental entities.

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Keywords

Texas Family Code, Family law, Liability, Child abuse, Reporting requirements, Texas Department of Human Services, TDHS, Legislative intent, Code drafting

Citation

21 Tex. Tech L. Rev. 1697