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I recently lost my kids to child protected services all my kids got split up in foster care I have did everything they asked me to do but also made me go have a mental health assessment done and saying I have different mood disorder I am trying to figure out what to do to get my kids back due to the lawyer I have is court appointed and he barely calls me or anything I am trying to see what my beat advice would be due to very limited income i love my kids and have always done for them

Lawyer's Assistant: What steps have you taken? Have you filed any papers in family court?

Basically it only goes to court when cps goes which they are telling me I want go back to court until June

Lawyer's Assistant: Family law varies by state. What state are you in?

Jacksonville NC

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

I just miss my kids and I have not been able to visit them due to the social worker want set up a date and told me due to the lawyer not showing up to a family assessment team meeting

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Thank you for your question. I look forward to working with you to provide you the information you are seeking for educational purposes only.

The issue is that your lawyer is not going to call you daily or weekly or even monthly. Your lawyer only has to communicate with you when there are changes in your situation. The person you should be communicating with should be your social worker and your therapist. The two of them should be working together with you towards reunification. If they are not doing so, then you need to contact your lawyer and you need to inform him that they are not pursuing reunification and you want your attorney to intervene so that you can be reunified with your children.

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