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You are correct, this is not wise to speak to these individuals without your attorney present, and you are not required to speak to them (nor are you required to allow them to speak to your child, or allow them into your home).
Only a police officer can come into your home, and they can only come into your home with a warrant (signed by a judge).
Similarly, only a police officer can take your child from your home (again requiring either a signed court order, or the police officer actually witnessing an immediate danger to your child).
Do not sign anything presented to you by these individuals (the scope and the presentation of these documents in future legal proceedings can be extremely detrimental to your case - regardless as to what these case workers may say).
If a case worker threatens you or tries to push past you, you are entitled to contact law enforcement yourself.
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