Assessing the Feasibility of Creating and Maintaining a National Registry of Child Maltreatment Perpetrators: Research Report. Table 2. Standards of Proof for a Finding of Child Maltreatment

09/01/2012

Table 2. Standards of Proof for a Finding of Child Maltreatment (Q4 Legal)
STATE Clear and Convincing Preponderance of the Evidence Other (e.g. Probable Cause, Some Credible Evidence, Reasonable Cause, Material Evidence, etc.) Not Specified in Law or Written Policy
N= 52 States
Alabama   X    
Alaska     X  
Arizona     X  
Arkansas   X    
California   X    
Colorado   X    
Connecticut     X  
Delaware   X    
District of Columbia     X  
Florida   X    
Georgia   X    
Hawaii     X  
Idaho     X  
Illinois     X  
Indiana   X    
Iowa   X    
Kansas X      
Kentucky   X    
Louisiana   X    
Maine     X  
Maryland   X    
Massachusetts     X  
Michigan   X    
Minnesota   X    
Mississippi     X  
Missouri   X    
Montana   X    
Nebraska     X  
Nevada     X  
New Hampshire   X    
New Jersey   X    
New Mexico     X  
New York     X  
North Carolina   X    
North Dakota   X    
Ohio X      
Oklahoma     X  
Oregon     X  
Pennsylvania X      
Puerto Rico   X    
Rhode Island   X    
South Carolina   X    
South Dakota   X    
Tennessee     X  
Texas   X    
Utah     X  
Vermont     X  
Virginia   X    
Washington   X    
West Virginia   X    
Wisconsin   X    
Wyoming     X  
Total 3 29 20 0

View full report

Preview
Download

"ResearchReport.pdf" (pdf, 4.61Mb)

Note: Documents in PDF format require the Adobe Acrobat Reader®. If you experience problems with PDF documents, please download the latest version of the Reader®

View full report

Preview
Download

"ReportMethodology.pdf" (pdf, 738.21Kb)

Note: Documents in PDF format require the Adobe Acrobat Reader®. If you experience problems with PDF documents, please download the latest version of the Reader®

View full report

Preview
Download

"CaseLawReview.pdf" (pdf, 598.85Kb)

Note: Documents in PDF format require the Adobe Acrobat Reader®. If you experience problems with PDF documents, please download the latest version of the Reader®

View full report

Preview
Download

"StatuteInterimReport.pdf" (pdf, 1.04Mb)

Note: Documents in PDF format require the Adobe Acrobat Reader®. If you experience problems with PDF documents, please download the latest version of the Reader®