As of 1989, Los Angeles County, CA had paid $18 million in settlements to children who were abused while in custody.
~Margot Hornblower, "Fixing the System," Time Magazine, 12/11/95.
As always, the strongest Defense is a strong offense. Know
your rights. Know what to do before it happens to you. Below you will find tips and
strategies to help assist you in planning your defense both in and out of court. Don't
be caught off guard or make a costly mistake.
Valuable Information You Need to
Fight CPS and Win!
Warning! The Truth About Child Protective Services by author Don Lyons
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2015/02/26 - Child Safety in Cars
Via: SchoolMatters San Diego
2013/01/01 - How the System Works
First thing to remember is through out this entire process you only have (3) three opportunities for a trial, and only three. Another thing to remember is that if the child is 3 or under they can move for termination of parental rights (TPR) in 6 months.
2012/10/22 - 17 Helpful Tips: When They Come After You
When the Child Protective Service comes to your door, take it seriously. Never think that it can't happen to you because you're a good parent. It can, and has happened to millions of good parents.
2012/06/24 - Strategies For Winning Over A Dirty Social Worker
Don't let the introduction or the amateur nature of this video fool you. This video provides some of the best advice you can find. Do take the time to watch this video.
2012/06/24 - Courtroom Demeanor
Always put your best foot forward. Remember first impressions count. Use these helpful tips to make your best impression on your day in court.
2012/06/24 - Keeping Your Feet on the Ground After a CPS Visit!
I have advocated for a long time for parents involved in custody issues. Even trusted our local CPS office, since I have been a part of this community for a lifetime. But as a Mom of four, I was bound to get 'the call' sooner or later. And later finally came January 17!
2012/06/24 - Family Plan of Action
Emergencies happen all the time, we do our best to prepare for them. While you may be prepared for the next hurricane, blizzard or flood have you made preparations to protect the most precious thing in your life... your children?
2012/06/24 - Testifying on the Witness Stand
Important things to remember when on the witness Stand.
2012/06/24 - Through a Child's Eyes
Through a Childs Eyes - I watch the hustle and bustle from my window, everyone is coming and going so fast these days. The streets are lined with huge red bows, the subtle smell of pine wafts in the air from pinecones tied to every bow.
2012/06/24 - Sutton: Formal CPS Complaint
J.S. files formal complaint against caseworker, Moe Randles and her associated CASA workers. The caseworker is accused of creating falsified reports, lying under oath, etc...
2012/06/24 - Sui Juris - The Truth in the Record
Have they taken your children? Have they taken your Land? Your Home? Your Liberty? Pam Gaston walks you through taking over your case, going into court sui juris, learning your rights and the process in the court. Learn how to make the record, get your discovery and win your court case.
2012/06/24 - A Nation in Crisis
Nancee Crowell, California and Nevada State Director of 'National Foster Parent Coalition for Allegation Reform' responds to an article written by Craig Schneider regarding Georgia CPS, expressing her outrage at the treatment of parents by Child Protection Agencies
2012/06/24 - CPS Comes Calling
Do you know what to do when that knock comes to your door? My best friend, Heather recently had an experience she won't soon forget. She and her son were busy one afternoon, working on his studies when a knock came at the door.
2012/06/24 - Fighting Back
Addendum to 17 Helpful Tips on how to protect your family - A Kidjacked reader offers these tips for your consideration. Not allowing them seeing the kids opens up the possibility that there may be NO kids there.
2012/06/24 - Courts and State Agencies Collaborate against Parents
Community partnership taunted as benefiting abused and neglected children in Alachua, Levy and Gilchrist Counties, Florida, aimed at defeating parents in a collaborated effort.
2012/06/24 - Child Custody Issues in Oakland County, Michigan
The Judges and their employees have completely lost their focus on what is in the best interests of our children and instead base their important decisions not on the welfare of our children, but on their personal feelings. Avoid the Court System at all cost.
2012/06/24 - Concise Violation of Citizen Rights
It is amazing to me to see the representatives of the people rightly so concerned about the fact that President Bush has listened in on those associated with terrorists organizations when they are talking to Americans in this country, while either not knowing or not caring about what has already happened in our country.
2012/06/24 - Attorney Shopping Nightmare
This is one mothers woeful tale of attempts to find justice for her child who was injured at the hands of CPS and their agents.