Our firm was founded on the understanding that dependency cases have importance far beyond the parties involved. State involvement in families has repercussions across social boundaries and throughout communities. Personal issues ranging from addiction to mental health become public when they reach a level where the State removes the children from their parents care. Once the State is involved, they must use best efforts to reunify the family. The importance of maintaining the family unit is a legal mandate. The family unit is the bedrock of our society and the basis of our culture. The Parents Defense Counsel focuses on this critical time period and strives to offer the best representation to parents.