Assessing the Feasibility of Creating and Maintaining a National Registry of Child Maltreatment Perpetrators: Research Report. Table 5. Standards of Proof for a First Level Review Resulting from a Challenge to the Findings

09/01/2012

Table 5. Standards of Proof for a First Level Review Resulting from a Challenge to the Finding (Q14 Legal)
STATE Clear and Convincing Preponderance of the Evidence Other (e.g. Probable Cause, Some Credible Evidence, Reasonable Cause, Material Evidence, etc.)
N= 36 States
Alabama   X  
Alaska      
Arizona      
Arkansas   X  
California      
Colorado     X
Connecticut   X  
Delaware   X  
District of Columbia      
Florida      
Georgia   X  
Hawaii      
Idaho      
Illinois   X  
Indiana   X  
Iowa      
Kansas X    
Kentucky      
Louisiana   X  
Maine     X
Maryland   X  
Massachusetts      
Michigan   X  
Minnesota   X  
Mississippi      
Missouri   X  
Montana      
Nebraska      
Nevada     X
New Hampshire   X  
New Jersey   X  
New Mexico     X
New York   X  
North Carolina   X  
North Dakota   X  
Ohio     X
Oklahoma      
Oregon     X
Pennsylvania      
Puerto Rico X    
Rhode Island   X  
South Carolina   X  
South Dakota   X  
Tennessee   X  
Texas   X  
Utah      
Vermont      
Virginia   X  
Washington      
West Virginia      
Wisconsin      
Wyoming   X  
Total 2 24 6

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