All states require certain people to report child abuse. Not only that, but there are specific rules for when an individual must report abuse, as well as the penalties for not reporting. Find additional information on mandatory reporting on our reporting page.

* This document is not legal advice and is intended simply to provide you with basic resources. If you find yourself amidst legal issues, engage engage legal counsel.

Know The Rules
 Federal Definitions
 Federal Law
 State Law
 Factors for Penalties
 Background Checks
 Title IX
 Case Studies
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