If the Johnson County, Kansas police (or any Kansas law enforcement) are investigating, or arresting, you for a sex crime involving a minor, Kansas Department for Children and Families (KDCF) will likely be in contact with you. That is because, under K.S.A. 38-2226 DCF has a duty to receive and investigate reports of abuse or neglect against a child. The role of the agency then becomes to determine if the complaint against you is valid, and then act to protect the child. They need only "the reason to suspect" to begin their investigation.
You may be tempted to speak with KDCF freely because you have not been contacted, or arrested, by the Kansas police. However, this investigation may begin because any one of the following, mandatory, reports contacted them:
Not all people will have an open KDCF investigation if accused of a sex crime. You may have KDCF contact if:
Being charged with a Kansas sex crime is a scary thing all by itself. Having a separate KDCF investigation adds to your fears and potential consequences. Let us help you navigate these dangerous times. Call Attorney T. Morton NOW 913-602-7288 for your free consultation. Payment plans are available.
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