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Law Edu. Follow up and it is a doozy! now. First... I've

Hi Law Edu. Follow up and it is a doozy! Good day now.First...I've learned through a recent file on the record for suit that my lawyer did not file any (not 1) attachment to support such viable claim. But, did attach(As i cite here weeks ago)the relevant depositions, that is it. (Not even my transcript/and not even my child's 2 hour or longer transcript,where child was saying, finally admitting and i quote,"I was robbed of my mom, i was robbed of my "entire life/my world she was to me." My child also cite, "I was being all the time mistreated in "dad home/with his new wife, abused,by step-parent,for some time."I was also called a liar and a bad child by the "caseworker." I was "coerce/force to say things that were not true about my mom by abusive step parent, who always would scare me/frighten me if i did not do it."I was given alot of meds/drugs,and i was said to have "seen a dr., to prove abuse by my mom."But i was old enough to remember IF i seen a dr., and i did not go see a doctor, where i hear a caseworker substantiate abuse."The only abuse i've suffer from was being kept from mom for a long time, and in foster homes, and outside the foster homes, sex abuse, rape, gang-rape and not at any time a cps worker came and remove me, to give me back to mom. My father also did not take care of me at all, but would pretend "he was, so DCF would think he was."DCF barely would "look in other rooms of dad house the short time i was there,and not bounced to many foster homes."DCF would've smell beer/seen dad drunk again if they had visit more and look throughout the house."Caseworker is also friends with step-mom, so she would come by"smoke with step-mom, and hang outside, and or go for rides in each other cars."Shouldn't such relevant facts be included Law Edu; as an exhibit? It was not and i await your feedback before i type the other relevant(HUGE)part in the other part of query thanks again.P.S. daughter is right on them knowing each other on a personal level ...Mom(me)the lawyer i had for custody years prior found documentation LINKING step-mom & caseworker for the state linking them as friends/and or family.During deposition(caseworker, under direct, was asked, "Do you know ----the step mom who is married to the children father.)She said, NO. Flat out,she said NO. Then at depo, we pulled out such proof online and she was force to alter her answer and say,"Um, oh yea."I actually do know her.Yes. we are friends.(Facebookfriends) albeit yes we are friends, yes i know her personally etc.-Yet,again lawyer failed to attach daughter transcript, where child admit, the state worker and her step-mom know each other,as this is clearly a "motive insofar as why the children were given to a crack head,caucasian male, who clearly was not fit,a convicted serious felon, not fit at all to raise a cat,let alone two little children and then teen-children."I really need feedback and await your answer, thanks alot.

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I would like to relocate with my fiancé and 2 year old son,

I would like to relocate with my fiancé and 2 year old son, I have a seven year old from another relationship. The move is 6 hours away via car, the move would provide better economic situations with my job, more days off for me, better school system, and a house where both kids have their own room, my 7 yo mother's want him to stay here ( she lives on a two bedroom apartment with her boyfriend and parents and my son) , she works two jobs and the Saturdays she has my son I usually watch him because she is working, she is unable to help of with school work I have to help him over text or phone calls, I really don't want the siblings to split because they are very close, also there was a DCF case against her for neglect and she is forced to move in with her parents to part of her deal to keep custodyJA: Because education law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: floridaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: I have one from my old custody hearings and the dcf case against her, but I haven't talked to her yet about the situation yet cause I am very overwhelm with the situationJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Yes I would be working three days and four days off, right now he has to go to afterschool care but the move will provide me to not have him in afterschool care and spend more time with his brother and I, I also take him to all his dental and eye doctor appts

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My son has court ordered supervised visit with his daughter

My son has court ordered supervised visit with his daughter and has had for a year(He was a former drug user). My husband and I do the supervising. The child lived with her mother until she supposedly admitted herself into mental hospital 2 weeks ago. The mother of the child was staying with her grandmother until my son found out she was in a mental ward and he now has his daughter full time with both grandparents providing daycare during work hours. Since the court orders show the mother as custodial parent we are fearful if she gets out and comes to get her daughter that we have to give her to her if it is not within the visitation timeframes. I guess its possible the courts would say neither of them are capable of caring for the daughter (3 yrs old) and I was wondering if there is something we as grandparents can file to avoid her being turned over to the state.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Washington state.I probably should have asked this to the family law section.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: There is an agreement between lawyers that we keep things the way they are until she (the mother) is out of treatment.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Having gone into treatment she lost her job and her home and most likely will move in with her mother who has a 3 bedroom house with 7 people living there already.

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I live in Kansas. My daughter and my three year old

I live in Kansas. My daughter and my three year old granddaughter live with us. On Sunday, Feb. 5, the biological dad, who lives in Carl Junction, MO, asked if he could take Cephie (my granddaughter) out for ice cream and they would be back around 4:30 pm. He did not bring her back but he sent my daughter (Cephie's mom) a text "I will be keeping Percephany over night." My daughter (Laura) replied that no, he could not. Cephie really does not know him, and the four or give times he has planned to see her, he did not show up. Long story short, my daughter went to his house to pick up her daughter. He had already filed a claim of abuse (as he has four or five other times-and each investigation was unsubstantiated. The Carl Junction, MO police department was there and said that since there was an "ongoing investigation of abuse", they would not let my daughter have her child. On Monday, Feb. 6th, a police officer served us (my daughter) with an Order of Protection, barring her from having any contact with the bio dad, or her child. We contacted our police dept. here in Arma, KS which is where bio dad filed the complaint, which they turned into Ks DCF. Our police department here said they have heard nothing at all from DCF. We have heard nothing. All they can tell us is that Cephie is in Carl Junction, MO, which we already knew. Please, any advice would be helpful. I should add that bio dad beat on my daughter, an ex-girlfriend of his, and his current wife. He is a functioning alcoholic. My daughter applied for help through Kansas Legal Services, but they turned the case down stating that they only receive a limited amount of funding. Thank you for listening. My daughter is the custodial parent, she has sole custody. He has never wanted this child. I believe they reworked his child support amount and that made him angry.

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My daughter has an open dcfs case for drug use; she is doing

My daughter has an open dcfs case for drug use; she is doing everything required of her and has tested clean for almost a year. Her case is due to be closed June 1 if she continues to do well. However, she had a one night stand and had a baby in December. Her case worker says the new baby has to have a case opened for him even though she is clean and everything happened before he was conceived. Can DCFS open a case for the new baby?

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My 15 y/o son fabricated a story to his Principal, which

My 15 y/o son fabricated a story to his Principal, which cause DCF to become involved. After the investigation, they made the determination that the claims were unfounded, but recommended counseling for my son. I was told by the DCF worker that once the counseling began the case would be closed. What are my rights/options regarding complying to there request to get our son counseling, and am I required to provide that information to them (i.e. Dr's name, appt. date, etc)?

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My daughters were removed from their guardians care from DCF

My daughters were removed from their guardians care from DCF due to neglect and placed back into my care, I am the biological mother, but there is also a temporary custody in order in place that she is trying to pursue. What can I do now that I am trying to go back home to ohio and all this is happening in florida?

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I have a hearing in Murfreessboro, TN this Friday. The

I have a hearing in Murfreessboro, TN this Friday. The hearing is on my Ex-wife's Emergency Motion to Suspend my Parenting Time with our 3 minor children ages 6-3. The Mother and I are divorced with a final decree and parenting plan where we share joint decision making. Tonight, I received a Subpoena Duces Tecum from Ex-wife's attorney, I'm ProSe in case, for Clinical Records pertaining to counseling with our minor children. The fact that the kids were going to counseling was kept from me all together and hidden until now. I've even asked the mom in an email if the kids were seeing any doctors or therapist and got no reply. My question is, is there a way to keep the records out? My understanding from a previous case I was a party to is that because she did not let me know about the counseling that she cannot use the Therapist, the records, or anything relating to them as evidence in our case? Can you provide me with a statue or case law in support or does parenting plan govern?

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I received a letter from DCF saying I'm being investigated

I received a letter from DCF saying I'm being investigated for explotation on my oldest son which I have raised and still help take care of. I have had meetings with him and his case worker and my son and I requested receipts and info on why he's not being given these monthly. He is now his own payee and during Christmas he requested spending money which they denied. I took him shopping and paid for his gifts for his siblings. They spend his money and he doesn't get to go shop with him but I'm the one being investigated. what are my options and how do I beat this. I have done nothing wrong but help my son and asked him for nothingJA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in?Customer: I live in KansasJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Yes I received a letter from DCF saying they received a report of possible abuse, neglect, and/or explotationJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I have an appointment Jan. 17 and my son has been told about this letter and have informed him that him hanging out visiting on weekends was on hold cause the investigation

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