Can police officer file a criminal case against me even if CPS closes the case? 3 Answers as of August 05, 2014

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Law Office of Peter F. Goldscheider
Law Office of Peter F. Goldscheider | Peter Goldscheider
Yes. The CPS case is completely different than any criminal investigation.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 8/5/2014
Law Office of Robbi Abrams Cook
Law Office of Robbi Abrams Cook | Robbi A. Cook
Yes, although it is unlikely they will if CPS closed the case because they didn't believe there was sufficient evidence of child abuse or neglect, to maintain a court case.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 8/4/2014
Attorney at Law
Attorney at Law | Michael J. Kennedy
Rather vague question, but the fact that CPS decides not to proceed with a case does not mean the criminal justice system cannot.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 8/4/2014
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