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What Does a CPS Home Visit Look Like?

What Does a CPS Home Visit Look Like?

In most investigations by child protective services (CPS), the investigator is required by protocol to conduct a “home visit.” This is especially the case when the allegations involve younger children or the condition of the home. During the home visit, the investigator will typically conduct a walk-through of the entire house and take pictures along […]

A Study on the Impact of Removing a Child from the Home

A Study on the Impact of Removing a Child from the Home

When a child is removed from the home, regardless of how long they have been away from their family, research demonstrates that the effects are detrimental and permanent. The removal process traumatizes both children and parents, forever changing their lives. This article1 published by the University of Michigan Law School explains that all too often, children […]

CPS Agrees to Pay $127k Sanction for Wrongful Removal of Children

CPS Agrees to Pay $127k Sanction for Wrongful Removal of Children

After 5-month-old Mason Bright fell out of a chair and injured his head, his mother rushed him to the hospital. After the hospital discovered multiple skull fractures, they suspected child abuse and reported his parents to CPS. Blood tests later determined that Mason likely had a blood clotting disorder which would cause excessive bleeding. In […]

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