Harassment, Bullying and Intimidation Attorney

Our system of education in the State of New Jersey can look very simple at first glance. Register your child within the school district of your home and send them to school. However, for parents of special needs students this prospect can be overwhelming. You need to be aware of what your rights are so your child will receive a Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE).

At Susan Clark Law Group, LLC, we are parents of special needs children with both a passion for assisting families in this position and a wealth of experience at negotiating settlements. Additionally, our combined 50 years of trial experience also ensures we are always ready to assist you should any case need to be litigated. Susan Clark Law Group also are prepared to assist you with any unfortunate bullying event. We understand that voluntarily relinquishing your child to the care of the school is overwhelming. When your child is the subject of abuse under the statute we will bring aggressive representation and legal experience to support you with an adequate remedy.

The New Jersey law on bullying is known as the “Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act”, also referred to as HIB (harassment, bullying and intimidation), was passed on November 22, 2010. The an act in the statute of “harassment, intimidation or bullying” is defined as “any gesture, any written, verbal or physical act or any electronic communication…; that is reasonably perceived as being motivated either by any actual or perceived characteristic.” The law goes on to define school property and the procedural aspects of reporting such and incident. We are prepared to see that the school board is held accountable and to legally insist that an appropriate remedy is drafted that suits you and your student’s needs. Any litigation arising from a violation of this law and other similar laws regarding your child’s disability will be handled by Susan Clark Law Group from schoolroom to courtroom with compassion and legal expertise.

Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act (ABR)
http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2010/Bills/PL10/122_.PDF

Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act-2012 Amendments
http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2012/Bills/PL12/1_.PDF

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