The Michigan Supreme Court ruled on Monday that children cannot be taken from one parent just because the other parent has been determined by a court to be unfit. In the case the Court decided, the mother was determined to be unfit, but the father’s fitness was never properly adjudicated (in spite of his repeated […]
The chief prosecutor in Wayne County, Michigan wants to throw parents in jail for failing to show up for school meetings. Prosecutor Kym Worthy is courting lawmakers to introduce a bill that would criminalize parents who fail to participate in at least one school conference each year. There is no indication yet as to how […]
One man in Michigan makes all final decisions about when children should be taken from foster homes and where they should go. Sometimes this means that children are taken from the homes of relatives serving as foster parents and sent to live with strangers, resulting in a traumatic emotional roller coaster for the children involved.
When a single mother turned to Michigan social services for help, a series of events were set in motion that would eventually lead to the death of her son. Social services allegedly coerced the mother into placing her son in foster care. However, when her son began to deteriorate, she complained that her son was […]