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7950 Elmbrook Drive
Dallas, Texas 75247
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Definitions of Abuse & Neglect


What is Abuse?

Abuse is mental, emotional, physical, or sexual injury to a child or failure to prevent such injury to a child.

What is Neglect?

Neglect includes (1) failure to provide a child with food, clothing, shelter and/or medical care; and/or (2) leaving a child in a situation where the child is at risk of harm.

These are basic definitions. Section 261.001 of the Texas Family Code defines abuse and neglect in its entirety.