Category: CPS Defense

February 7, 2017 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  Thank you for joining us again for the rest of this discussion on how the state is regulating parenting more and more in the current age  a fact that we believe is both sad and unacceptable. The government has no business interfering in how parents choose to raise their children, and the over reaching…

February 5, 2017 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  If you think that CPS only takes kids away from “bad” parents, the kind you read about in the paper who allegedly beat and burn and bite their children, think again. Unfortunately, CPS is not nearly so magnanimous. There are a host of other reasons that they can remove your children from your care…

February 3, 2017 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  Addiction is hard. Ask anyone who has ever battled to regain their freedom from an addiction, and they will tell you it is one of the hardest wars you will ever fight. Even when you’ve won, you’re still not really safe. But those whose struggle is in some ways hardest are those who never…

September 16, 2015 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

When an expectant mother arrives at a hospital, ready to deliver her baby into the waiting arms of medical staff, one of the many processes she is required to undergo is blood work. For many mothers, this isn’t even something they’re aware of. Samples are drawn and whisked away for analysis without a word. And…

March 30, 2015 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

More Babies Born Addicted to Drugs Addiction is hard – ask anyone who has ever battled to regain their freedom from an addiction, and they will tell you it is one of the hardest wars you will ever fight. And even when you’ve won, you’re still not really safe. But those whose struggle in some…

November 9, 2014 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

The story of little Bree Green stirred up significant public outcry, both for and against the use of medical marijuana with regard to parenting. Maria Green, uses cannabis to ease the symptoms of multiple sclerosis, and her husband Steve consumes it to manage his epilepsy. But when the Greens became engaged in a custody dispute…

October 9, 2014 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Prosecutor says State is not to Blame Assistant Kent County Prosecutor Laura Clifton, who is currently handling the tragic murder case against Kent County’s youngest ever defendant charged with murder, has gone on the record to say that laying blame on the state for what happened to Jamarion Lawhorn is essentially pointing the finger in…

July 28, 2014 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Wolf Lake Couple Pleads Not Guilty Robert and Bethany Pleasant, a couple from Wolf Lake, Illinois, appeared in the Jackson County District Court on Tuesday, July 22nd, for a preliminary hearing. They pled not guilty to charges of sexually assaulting children.   The couple, formerly of Murphysboro, Illinois, were arrested on June 18th on outstanding…

July 2, 2014 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Justina Pelletier Returns Home Connecticut teenager, Justina Pelletier was recently returned to her parent’s home in West Hartford, Connecticut. She was separated from her family for 16 months. This case has caused parents around the country to sit up and pay attention.   In February 2013, Justina had a consultation at the Children’s Hospital, which…

June 18, 2014 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

State Can’t Take Jurisdiction if Only One Parent Deemed Unfit The Michigan Supreme Court recently ruled that the “one parent” doctrine, which has been on the books for more than 70 years, is in fact unconstitutional, and infringes on the due process rights of parents.   In a 5 to 2 ruling released on June…