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We have been reported to the aps falsely by a neighbor...police came and stated they said everything is alright here meanwhile aps has been harassing me and my mother to do a welfare check??? I have been taking care of my mother for years

Lawyer's Assistant: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when did this happen?

Ohio and they have no right to come in our house my mother does not want them in here my friend said do not let them in they will find something to put her in a nursing home

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

Someone called the aps but police came after I did not let aps in and let the police in and they said is everyone ok my mother and I did not know what was going on....they looked around and said there is nothing here

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

Meanwhile the aps is harassing me to come and visit...I have nothing to hide...we have been falsely accused I just worry about them putting my mother in a nursing home without her consent or mine...

Submitted: 9 months ago.Category: Family Law
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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
I think the APS came first and we did not answer the door and I think APS called the police to come to our house...but I do not think they filed a report because there is nothing to report!!!! This is ridiculous...I have a gut feeling not to trust them...I have read horror stories online about them! making visits and trying to find anything to make it look like it was not reported falsely.
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Family Lawyer: Phillips Esq., Attorney-at-Law replied 9 months ago

I am so sorry to read about your difficulties.

I have carefully reviewed your post. However, I did not see a specific question. What is your specific question?

Thank you for your cooperation,

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
I hope you are an elder law attorney LOL!
Family Lawyer: Phillips Esq., Attorney-at-Law replied 9 months ago

What is your question?

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Don't they have to have solid evidence to get a court order to come in our house??? What are our rights?
Customer reply replied 9 months ago
In other words should I let them in our house???
Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Did I just get ripped off!!!!
Family Lawyer: Phillips Esq., Attorney-at-Law replied 9 months ago

When you ask a question, you need to give the Attorney who is answering the question a chance to get the question, review it and post a response. Also, you are not the only one the Attorney is working with.

As you recall, I asked you for your specific question. You did not provide it. I had to ask a second time. I cannot sit around waiting for your response while I leave other site users that also need my help waiting.

If you still want to work with me, kindly let me know so that I can post my my answer. Otherwise, I will opt out and let another Attorney to further assist you.

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
I asked the question...Don't they have to have solid evidence to get a court order to come in our house??? What are our rights?
In other word should I let the APS in my house????
Customer reply replied 9 months ago
I would like to work with you and get an answer that I paid for above is my question. thank you!
Family Lawyer: Phillips Esq., Attorney-at-Law replied 9 months ago

Thanks!

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Family Lawyer: Phillips Esq., Attorney-at-Law replied 9 months ago

Don't they have to have solid evidence to get a court order to come in our house??? What are our rights?

Response: APS do not have to have solid evidence to come into your home. However, they cannot come into your home without your consent or Court Order. So, if APS has no Court Order, you have no legal obligation to let them in.

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Family Lawyer: Phillips Esq., Attorney-at-Law replied 9 months ago

In other words should I let them in our house???

Response: You should not if there is no Court Order. Also, you are under no obligation to speak with the APS.

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Thank you I appreciate it!!
Family Lawyer: Phillips Esq., Attorney-at-Law replied 9 months ago

You are quite Welcome!

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