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I got a good freind that recently had her kids taken by dhs.

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I got a good freind that recently had her kids taken by dhs. She loves her babies and her house in clean. She took her baby to er the hospital staff thought she was high on something so they took her kids from there and has not got them back. She loves her babies and kept them in a safe environment. Does she have any rights to get them back or can dhs keep them. It’s just hard to beleive how fast they took them and from a loving and clean home.
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Yes, when DHS acts they act very quickly for obvious reasons - they can't be giving people advance notice when they believe a child is in danger. I hope that makes sense. If your friend doesn't have family that can take custody of the child, the child will likely be placed with a foster family while DHS investigates.

Please let me know if that answers your question.

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