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Message ID: 10925
Date: 2021-05-22

Author:chellep66

Subject:RE: Expunging child abuse record of a minor parent

In Illinois, depending on the severity of the abuse, the indicated reports are retained for as little as 5 years to 50 years. Most are 5 years and then they drop off. Michelle Paisley Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone -------- Original message -------- From: Lisa Fontes Date: 5/21/21 8:47 AM (GMT-05:00) To: 'child-maltreatment-research-L ' Subject: Expunging child abuse record of a minor parent Dear colleagues, I am asking for a colleague who is the GAL for a case where a 15 year old abused her young daughter. If CPS substantiates the abuse, she will never be able to work in nursing, childcare, etc, even though she is amenable to learning to become a better mother. Are any of you aware of a state where minor parents can have child abuse records expunged when they turn 18 or 21? Or do you know where to find such info? Thank you. Lisa Fontes PhD.

In Illinois, depending on the severity of the abuse, the indicated reports are retained for as little as 5 years to 50 years. Most are 5 years and then they drop off. Michelle Paisley Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone -------- Original message -------- From: Lisa Fontes Date: 5/21/21 8:47 AM (GMT-05:00) To: 'child-maltreatment-research-L ' Subject: Expunging child abuse record of a minor parent Dear colleagues, I am asking for a colleague who is the GAL for a case where a 15 year old abused her young daughter. If CPS substantiates the abuse, she will never be able to work in nursing, childcare, etc, even though she is amenable to learning to become a better mother. Are any of you aware of a state where minor parents can have child abuse records expunged when they turn 18 or 21? Or do you know where to find such info? Thank you. Lisa Fontes PhD.