Legal Unit

The Legal unit provides comprehensive legal representation for all units within the Department of Social Services (DSS). Major areas of legal representation for DSS includes child welfare and child support. Additional areas include, but are not limited to:

  • Adult Services
  • Bankruptcy
  • Estate Matters
  • Foreclosures
  • Medicaid
  • Property Liens
  • Temporary Assistance

The Legal Unit represents DSS in all matters where DSS is a party to the proceeding.