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After being sober for almost three years, my husband

After being sober for almost three years, my husband relapsed on drugs. He lost complete control and tried to kill me and beat me severely. My concern now is that DCF never contacted me concerning my stepdaughter who lives with us full-time comma to find out what the situation even was. A lot of assumptions have been made I think, and even her mother is now in Jeopardy of losing her custody of her daughter. Is there anything I can do?JA: Family law varies by state. What state are you in?Customer: FloridaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: Only the one at DCF not for myselfJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No, only that I was the one who was her primary caregiver. I currently have no contact with her Deal

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CAN I GET MY 2 DAUGHTER BACK IN MY CUSTODY AND THE DCF TAKE

THIS IS KANIKA JONES CAN I GET MY 2 DAUGHTER BACK IN MY CUSTODY AND THE DCF TAKE MY 2 DAUGHTER AWAY FOR ME AND THEY SAID I DID NOT HAVE A FOOD OR CRIB FOR BABY WHY DID THEY TAKE MY 2 DAUGHTER AWAY FOR ME FOR NOTHING AND I AM TRY TO GET MY SELFTOGETHER IN MY APARTMENT FOR THE BABYAND I NEVER HURT MY 2 DAUGHTER I LOVE MY 2 DAUGHTER VERY MUCH AND I AM A GOOD MOTHER TO MY 2 DAUGHTER AND DCF IS LIE ON ME THAT I CAN NOT TAKE CARE OF MY 2 DAUGHTER I KNOW HOW TO TAKE CARE MY 2 DAUGHTER AND I WANT MY 2 DAUGHTER BACK WITH ME.NOW I WANT TO START OVER MY NEW CASE AND I NEED A LAWYER TO OPEN A NEW CASE FOR MY 2 DAUGHTER.AND MY 2 DAUFHTER NAME IS***** MARNIKA ANNESHA JONES PLEASE HELP ME TO OPEN A NEW CASE FOR MY 2 CHILDREN FOR ME THANK YA'LL SO VERY MUCH.

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My ex lied quite a lot during the deposition. She did not

my ex lied quite a lot during the deposition. She did not show up in court the other day for the pre-trial conference and she has denied visitation for 4 months. She still thinks she is in really good shape. Is she?JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in?Customer: massachuettsJA: Have you talked to a laywer yet?Customer: i have an appointment this coming monday.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: yes, my ex has also said that I have 4 different mental health diagnosis

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In 1997 our Son was born in Colombia on the following year

In 1997 our Son was born in Colombia on the following year he, his step brother and his mother came legally into the USA later we got married but we could not get alone and on one day after work I came back home and no one was in it and on the following day my wife called me, told me where she was the women in distress shelter wanting money for our son's milk which right away I drove to the shelter got her out to an store bought what she needed and then we kept on the phone talking she told me that she had a job; then that she had to leave. Couple days later that she met the man of her dreams that she needed her personal items she still had in our apartment, at Coral Springs Fl. that she was going to live with him at Coconut Creek, Fl. In a trailer Court. where her new friend was living and working at. I took her personal items to her to the publix on Hillsborogh Blvd and after this I stop knowing about her and or my Son. A year went by, so I though I'm gonna look for them in Coconut Creek, fl. into a Trailer Court and after several hours at 6800 N.W. 39th Ave Luckily I found them I was told what was their trailer home and I drove there I saw my son I run up to him to say hello; later she came out; her new friend told me that I should be careful with the boy; When i saw my Son's mother I asked her why she hided my son from me it was no answer by this time I had desired to divorce her and with her home address on the following day I drove to the BCCH and being in line at the second floor all of a sudden I saw my son with his mother I guess after I found them; her new friend Leopoldo leon though in placing a Restraining Order for sure it was his idea because my Wife's time in this Country was very short for her to know about a Restraining Order. it was Sept 04th 2001. Later the divorce came by with Judge Korda by then I did not know what a rest ord would be and I did not mention such order to the judge. On following occasions that I went for my son for visitation her new friend whom is a pain left on many of my visitation days with my son I lost contact time with my son and because I crossed the Rest distance, I did not give any trouble what so ever but this smart man called the Coconut Creek, fl Police on me and I was arrested in 3 occasions this marked my name and on December 2006 was the last time i worked in my life, after this no one would hire me, my name was mark.Also because the Rest Ord. the contact with my son was minimum and her new relation with this Mr Leopoldo leon did not allow her to give the proper care to our son and he became a school failure got into illegal drugs and my son became a boom. Later she separated from Mr. Leon moved to another trailer home she did not tell me nothing , At this man's home fka Esperanza Parra place my toddler son to sleep with his step brother, whom was getting into bed naked and raped my Son. The DCF reported such act but that was all To the fourth district court of appeals I took a 265 pages case to dissolve the rest ord they did not dissolve the order for me in there i have all kind of documentsI got to know about my son very little, she never told me in what school she place him at, never told me about his school grades NOTHING!!For Oct 25 I got me a hearing to dissolve the Rest ord.You Just answer told me that after I dissolve the rest Ord I can suit her.My question now is:For what should I suit fka Esperanza Parra after the Rest Ord get dissolve?I really hope this time you guys get my written statement.Sincerelly,Fernando Parra.

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My family is the subject of an ongoing DCPS investigation.

My family is the subject of an ongoing DCPS investigation. My husband and I got into a physical altercation a year and a 1/2 ago (police called, false police report filed to enhance incident, i filed affidavit of non-prosecution which was granted, husband on 3 years probation and 4 hours anger management classes for 59 weeks). DFPS knows about this as they have interviewed me a day after this incident, and closed the case because he was living outside of the home and i was interested in divorce. they have reopened case owing to heated argument 7 months ago wherein no abuse was alleged but in which authorities responded to. I haven't heard from them since until 2 weeks ago, when the assigned case worker was fired and a new case worker decided to pursue this.the case worker set up a meeting with me, to which i agreed, but delayed. he responded to my request to postpone by phoning me at 7:30 pm in the middle of a child removal. because, "those things can take all day.' I hired an attorney, what information should i furnish to them?

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LawEdu; Can you show me(a case under i think it's called

LawEdu;Hello.Can you show me(a case under i think it's called Mammaro v DCPP or dyfs in nj) i know the case from a lawyer helping our family who said, "this do not, in any fashion relate to my severely injure son's lawsuit and damage me and him deserve.)I agree. Do you?Can you just check it out naturally when you're submitting your answer to what is and how do the 14th amendment apply to a case like my winnable lawsuit and my son thank you.I share as much as i can below for you to read over prior to making your answer available for me and hello again.State deft.weeks ago were attempting(once again) to say how the plaintiff(me) and my son should not win at summary judgement phase(allowing us to take our damages etc. to a federal jury against cps(dhs dcf) because of one reason and that outlandish reason is fourteenth or fourth amendment.The state employee undercore that the:14th was "not clearly establish..."Yet, our lawyer said they don't have a leg to stand on. Judge want this settled/judge already cite this is the worse case he has ever seen, other judges said horrible case that "should have never made it to the court."and how caseworkers cps(lied under lawsuit deposition)many times & lied prior(during removal of child)then after child was removed did not let bio-parent see/hold/hug/touch/call/email/text/be around her own child,nor let child go home.Withheld documentation,a litany of "box full of evidence, showing child was severely>Beaten( a burn mark) and force to say he was doing good after we were able to have 2 visits only(after Appeal agreed so many things the state cps employee did was wrong to me and my son and spouse.)I also went without any visit/updates for years. But i appear in court at all hearings and have lawyers(six figure) to prove it.I also was in court and told my kid was good.Turned out on day of court i verify from then a custody lawyer a tragic event happened placing child in E.R., while a worker again was in court under oath penalty of perjury citing child thriving/doing well without his parents(better in foster care and should stay away from birth parents.)Again i learn months and year later this was not the case.In a hospital long time.>Choking from foster parent on police record.>Molestation and sex abuse.(The suspect of the sex abuse was indeed arrested,AND convicted pled guilty to such severe harm while parent was in court being told her child was fine.Parent was not informed at all about the whereabouts of her child. (Lawyer said today how our child "right at this moment" and parent had a right to be home together when it was repeatedly clear a dangerous environment was surrounding this child.State employees moreover 4 out of the many sued knew the danger(docs prove it more than needed judge (agree to this)yet per social worker/caseworker failed to tell parent and failed to be forthtright intentionally when it came to being truthful involving six judges for years. Each time (over 41x a worker came to court said visits are going well judge.No risk/No concern) and clearly there was no way you're visiting my child when all the injuries and a "child was missing under state supervision" but yet saying child was so well/doing fine."The defense cite at meeting on settlement,"well,we should still be entitle to a summary judgement, since "as far as parent claim and child the "14th amendment was not clearly established.smh." I am told this is a rather typical weak-thinly defense my lawyer said today and keep in mind as discuss prior. Judge want it settled.DENIED qualified immunity to "each caseworker for 2 years or longer now"and has requested this week for "full settlement authority" et.al., to have someone from state i guess there to settle this,and we had to fax over today(confidential settlement #)and i enjoy doing that with lawyer.Our family injury said, do not fret.This is why judge want such "settlement with full authority person there at next settlement conference in a few days + the fact the kid was removed without a necessary court order is 4th amendment violation, the fact my son would have not been expose, would have not suffer like that it policy was adhere to the lawyer said, was returned to parent sooner/when multiple state workers knew "parent was innocent, yet hid it from not one but six judges." Lawyer saying,"4th amendment and moreover the 14th do apply and state employees knew and or should have known the lawyer is telling us today leaving court. Thanks again for your well written answer,for information/general purposes only.

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My granddaughter has been in the care of DCFS (Los Angeles

my granddaughter has been in the care of DCFS (Los Angeles Co for over 18 months) and her parents' parental rights are about to be terminated. My wife and I want to take custody of her but are currently in search of a home in which to bring her. She has been placed in a foster care home of a couple who have been cleared to adopt a child. The parental rights hearing is scheduled in less than 3 weeks. We will not have a house in time. What is the best way to buy some more time; a stay on the adoption; another continuance?

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I am trying to find information for the steps i would need

Hi, I am trying to find information for the steps i would need to take to get temporary custody of my nephewJA: Family law varies by state. What state are you in?Customer: I'm in Massachusetts,but y nephew is currently in FloridaJA: Have you talked to a laywer yet?Customer: No, I haven't. My stepsister is in a very complicated situation and today we learned of more roadblocks in her way, so at this point I've just begun some researchJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Again, it's acomplicated situation..basically within in the ast 2 years, she had moved to florida with her son, boyfriend and his parents from MA toFL. She was arrested down there, as was the boyfriend, so the paternal grandparents had thechid. Then my sister got transferred from fl to MA to face her charges in that time the boyfriend and family actively kept communication to a inimum between mom and child. When my sister was able, she went back down to fl to get her son and then was not allowed to leave with him. Out of desperation to be with her child, she agreed to move back in with the grandparents. Not only are they verbally and mentally abusive, they have now manipulated the system to the point where my sister is now going back to jail.she still technically has custody, so we're wondering if that means she has the right to assign guardianship to the person of her choosing

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My brother, who lives with me has been dealing with DCF for

My brother, who lives with me has been dealing with DCF for almost a year now. He was within a week of reunification when the maternal grandmother decided that she wants my nephew for herself, and reported anonymously that there were bruises. I come back from a business trip to find that my home had been crawling with sherrifs office investigators. My brother says that they want to talk to me. He claims this is to rule me out. I am completely freaked out by this. I am a law abiding citizen, but I also know police are not my friend. Should I be thinking of retaining an attorney? I have never been alone with my nephew during the time in question.

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