Michigan’s Central Registry is a concerning aspect of CPS investigations, and can prohibit you from being able to volunteer in your child’s school, or work around or with children. Being placed on the Central Registry is done by a CPS worker and their supervisor by tallying up points from a worksheet called a ‘risk assessment.’ This assessment in most regards is arbitrarily scored at the pleasure of the CPS worker, and they will frequently manipulate the answers to get the result they want. If you’ve been placed on the Central Registry, you have 180 days to petition to be removed. If you don’t get the petition in within that time, you will be kept on the Registry for either 10 years, or life, depending on the circumstances. Thankfully, the Central Registry is getting a bit more recognition from the media, which may help to shed some light on this dark aspect of the Child Protection Laws.
Michigan’s Central Registry for Abuse and Neglect can be fought. was last modified: January 18th, 2019 by