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In addition to all other duties and responsibilities necessary to the representation of a child who is the subject of a proceeding under this article, an attorney for a child shall upon receipt of a report from a child protective agency pursuant to sections one thousand thirty-nine, one thousand thirty-nine-a, one thousand fifty-two-a, one thousand fifty-three, one thousand fifty-four, one thousand fifty-five, one thousand fifty-seven and one thousand fifty-eight, review the information contained therein and make a determination as to whether there is reasonable cause to suspect that the child is at risk of further abuse or neglect or that there has been a substantive violation of a court order. Where the attorney for the child makes such a determination, the attorney shall apply to the court for appropriate relief pursuant to section one thousand sixty-one. Nothing contained in this section shall relieve a child protective agency or social services official of its duties pursuant to this act or the social services law.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - New York Consolidated Laws, Family Court Act - FCT § 1075. Special duties of attorney for the child - last updated January 01, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ny/family-court-act/fct-sect-1075/
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