TUSLA (Child and Family Agency)
Are you subject of a Tulsa investigation? Contact Phelim O'Neill Today
The Child and Family Agency (called Tusla) is a statutory organisation, established in January 2014 under the Child and Family Agency Act 2013. Under Section 8 of the Act, it is required to:
- Support and promote the development, welfare and protection of children, and
- Support and encourage the effective functioning of families
It also provides information and advice to the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs on matters relating to the agency’s areas of responsibility.
The Agency has assumed responsibility for the following range of services:
- Child welfare and protection services previously operated by the Health Service Executive (including family support services)
- The services previously provided by the former Family Support Agency
- The services previously provided by the former National Educational Welfare Board
- Pre-school inspection services
- Domestic, sexual and gender-based violence services
- Services related to the psychological welfare of children
If you are being investigated by TUSLA (the Child and Family Agency) you must act quickly to ensure that your constitutional rights are protected. Phelim O'Neill is experienced dealing with TUSLA and related matters. Phelim has brought several High Court Judicial Reviews in order to defend his clients' constitutional rights.
What to do if you are subject to a TUSLA investigation
If you get a telephone call from an individual in TUSLA looking to meet with you:
1) Immediately inform them that you require legal advice.
2) Do not answer any questions before you seek legal advice.
3) Ask why you have been contacted.
4) Request their reason for contacting you in writing.
5) Request a copy of any procedures they intend to follow.
6) Contact Phelim O'Neill immediately on (086)8386296
What to do if you receive a letter from TUSLA ?
1) Take this correspondence seriously and act quickly.
2) Do not respond to the letter or answer any questions before you seek legal advice.
3) Contact Phelim O'Neill immediately on (086)8386296