Maryclaire Akers

Kanawha judge rebukes prosecutor’s office for holding up child abuse and neglect cases

BY: - October 17, 2023

A Kanawha County circuit judge is demanding that the county prosecutor’s office timely and accurately address child abuse and neglect cases, saying the attorneys’ lack of attention has held up cases. Child adoptions have been delayed, the judge stressed.  There are more than 800 active child abuse and neglect cases in the state’s most populated […]