Form DCF-2005 "Checklist for Filing Neglect Petitions" - Connecticut

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  • Released on December 1, 2016;
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Connecticut Department of Children and Families
CHECKLIST FOR FILING NEGLECT PETITIONS
DCF-2005
12/16 (Rev.)
Page 1 of 1
(The number of copies required may vary depending on the court.)
Petition: Neglected, Uncared-For, Dependent Child/Youth (JD-JM-98)
One notarized original (front and back) and 9 copies (only copy the front) to court, plus one copy in case record (until a signed, dated copy is
returned by the court. If an addendum is used, have it signed by the Duly Authorized Agent (Program Supervisor) and clipped to the petition.)
Note: The nine (9) copies are for mother, father, child’s attorney, parents’ attorneys (2), AAG, DCF, CSO, and CIP. If you know the particulars
of your case and there is, for example, no known father or father’s attorney, then make seven (7) copies instead of nine (9).
Summary of Facts Substantiating Allegations of Neglect
One original and nine (9) copies to court, plus one (l) copy in the case record.
Custody Affidavit (JD-JM-30)
One notarized original to court, plus one copy to case record. Have original notarized, then make the copy for the case record.
Note: The affidavit is signed by the Social Worker.
Motion for Order of Notice (DCF-2010)
To be used if parents’ whereabouts are unknown. (Original and one copy to court, plus one copy in case record)
Order of Notice (JD-JM-61, JD-JM-61A)
(For publication purposes only, if parents/guardians are unknown or their whereabouts are unknown). One original to court, one copy in the case
record.
Motion for Order of Notice by Certified Mail (DCF-2011)
To be used if the parents/guardians reside at a known address out-of-state. Original and one copy to court, one copy in case record.
Social Study
One original and six (6) copies to court, one copy in case record
Affidavit for Out of Home Placement DCF-1999)
Two (2) notarized originals to court for signature plus one copy in the case record. (Have originals signed by notary, then make the copy.) After
the Judge signs, be sure to put one original in the case record, because this is mandatory for federal funding.
Affidavit Regarding Diligent Search for the Parent’s Identity and/or Location (DCF-2037) (One for each person involved in search)
(To be used if parents/guardians whereabouts or identity are unknown). One notarized original of each to court, plus one copy in case record
(Have original notarized, then make copy)
Adjudication/Dispositional Orders (JD-JM-65)
One original and one copy to court, plus one copy in case record. Once the signed copy of the form is returned to DCF put it in the case record.
Specific Steps (JD-JM-106, JD-JM-106S)
Instructions to the Marshal
Notification to Foster Parents
Letter to the Newspaper
Connecticut Department of Children and Families
CHECKLIST FOR FILING NEGLECT PETITIONS
DCF-2005
12/16 (Rev.)
Page 1 of 1
(The number of copies required may vary depending on the court.)
Petition: Neglected, Uncared-For, Dependent Child/Youth (JD-JM-98)
One notarized original (front and back) and 9 copies (only copy the front) to court, plus one copy in case record (until a signed, dated copy is
returned by the court. If an addendum is used, have it signed by the Duly Authorized Agent (Program Supervisor) and clipped to the petition.)
Note: The nine (9) copies are for mother, father, child’s attorney, parents’ attorneys (2), AAG, DCF, CSO, and CIP. If you know the particulars
of your case and there is, for example, no known father or father’s attorney, then make seven (7) copies instead of nine (9).
Summary of Facts Substantiating Allegations of Neglect
One original and nine (9) copies to court, plus one (l) copy in the case record.
Custody Affidavit (JD-JM-30)
One notarized original to court, plus one copy to case record. Have original notarized, then make the copy for the case record.
Note: The affidavit is signed by the Social Worker.
Motion for Order of Notice (DCF-2010)
To be used if parents’ whereabouts are unknown. (Original and one copy to court, plus one copy in case record)
Order of Notice (JD-JM-61, JD-JM-61A)
(For publication purposes only, if parents/guardians are unknown or their whereabouts are unknown). One original to court, one copy in the case
record.
Motion for Order of Notice by Certified Mail (DCF-2011)
To be used if the parents/guardians reside at a known address out-of-state. Original and one copy to court, one copy in case record.
Social Study
One original and six (6) copies to court, one copy in case record
Affidavit for Out of Home Placement DCF-1999)
Two (2) notarized originals to court for signature plus one copy in the case record. (Have originals signed by notary, then make the copy.) After
the Judge signs, be sure to put one original in the case record, because this is mandatory for federal funding.
Affidavit Regarding Diligent Search for the Parent’s Identity and/or Location (DCF-2037) (One for each person involved in search)
(To be used if parents/guardians whereabouts or identity are unknown). One notarized original of each to court, plus one copy in case record
(Have original notarized, then make copy)
Adjudication/Dispositional Orders (JD-JM-65)
One original and one copy to court, plus one copy in case record. Once the signed copy of the form is returned to DCF put it in the case record.
Specific Steps (JD-JM-106, JD-JM-106S)
Instructions to the Marshal
Notification to Foster Parents
Letter to the Newspaper