"I find it very hard to believe that they would take action with the facts that have been presented, given the fact that I don't believe the child received any injuries," David Kubiliun, chairman of Greenspoon Marder's criminal law practice group tells PEOPLE.
A source with knowledge of the situation previously told PEOPLE that Pitt did not strike Maddox but rather, "made contact" with him "in the shoulder area." The source explained, "There was absolutely no physical injury to him."
Certified family law specialist Stephanie I. Blum of Reuben Raucher & Blum told PEOPLE that DCFS is looking into the incident because they are required to investigate anything reported.
She explains, "A representative of DCFS will advise the individual of the complaints/allegations against him or her but will do so in such a way as to protect the identity of the reporting individual."
At the investigation's completion, DCFS will decide whether or not the allegations are true. If they're determined to be unfounded, DCFS will completely close the case, said Blum.
DCFS' involvement into the couple's divorce will complicate handling custody agreements, Blum speculates.
Jolie requested sole physical custody of the couple's six children when she filed for divorce in Los Angeles, Monday.
"It is not better for anyone, not the children, and not the parents to be in Dependency Court, which is where the case could end up if DCFS believes that a child/children is a victim of child abuse," Blum explains. "Angelina and Brad (and their children) are far better off working through their custody issues between them (via counsel if necessary) or if they cannot broker an agreement, by letting the family law court decide custody."
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