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Frequently Asked Questions

Do you know the typical signs of abuse, neglect and exploitation? Find the answer to this and many more common questions about abuse and neglect.

 


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View our fact sheets and videos to get more specific information about rights related to this topic.


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Find links to other websites and organizations that provide helpful information or services related to this topic.

 


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Read examples of cases we’ve handled that involve abuse and neglect issues.

 


 

Last updated: August 16, 2021

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