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  • Enough Evidence to Remove Children from Family Home
    Enough Evidence to Remove Children from Family Home

    In 2014, Father [F] and Mother [M] were married and the parents of two minor children, a son [S] (age 13) and a daughter [D] (age 10) and two adult children, an adult son [AS] and an adult daughter ...

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  • Parental Rights and Incorrigible Children
    Parental Rights and Incorrigible Children

    In El Salvador, F married his first wife and had a daughter [D]. They divorced, and F moved to the United States. He remarried and had four children with his current wife S. When D was 11 years old, ...

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  • Selling Methamphetamine Doesn't Make Me a Bad Dad
    Selling Methamphetamine Doesn't Make Me a Bad Dad

    Brother [B] (age six months) and sister [S] (age four years), lived with their unmarried mother [M] and father [F] in Los Angeles County. M was a school teacher. F was a licensed security guard, but ...

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  • A Visitation Rights Win for Grandparents
    A Visitation Rights Win for Grandparents

    Baby girl R was born to M and B in 2004. Present at the time were M’s parents, J and C. Shortly after R’s birth, J retired from his job and became R’s primary caregiver. At M’s suggestion, J and C ...

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  • An Instance of Termination of Parental Rights
    An Instance of Termination of Parental Rights

    In January of 2015, Mother was arrested for credit card fraud and child endangerment. Her home was found to be in a deplorable condition and unsafe for her Son, age two years old. Because of the ...

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  • Biology Doesn't Always Change Legal Father Status
    Biology Doesn't Always Change Legal Father Status

    Mother (known as “JB”) and Michael were married in 2011. They lived together until Michael, a U.S. soldier, was deployed to the Persian Gulf in August of 2013. In April of 2014, Michael returned home ...

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