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Child in Need of Protection and Services (CHIPS) petitions filed 2022 and later in Wisconsin

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Definition and Source

PROVIDER

Definition

These data represent the number of formally filed Child in Need of Protection and Services (CHIPS) petitions filed in a Circuit Court, alleging maltreatment of a child. These figures do not include termination of parental rights or waiver of parental consent cases. These data may have been influenced by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, starting in 2020.

Data Source

These data can be found on the state courts website under their circuit court statistics publications. The data, by state and county, can be found on this site in the yearly juvenile caseload summary reports here: https://www.wicourts.gov/publications/statistics/circuit/historicalcircuitstats.htm.

Notes

N.A. indicates data are not available.

Last Updated

December 2023