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Los Angeles County Taxpayers Fund Hefty Pay Raises, Promotions for Child “Welfare” Employees

BUT ARE THEY DESERVED? by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 11, 2018) — Publicly-available data shows that virtually all social workers and supervisors involved in a case originating in March 2016 with the Los Angeles Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) have received pay raises and promotions funded by county taxpayers. The case, encompassing mother “Michelle […]

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Child Custody Goes from “No Case” to “Adoption” Track in Eight Weeks

HOW DID THIS HAPPEN? by Sharon Rondeau (Aug. 8, 2017) — A father and mother whose legal address is in Alabama but whose three children were placed with their maternal grandparents in California by the Los Angeles Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) are continuing their efforts to overturn the decisions of the Edelman […]

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California Attorney General’s Office Acknowledges Letter on State Child-Protective Agency

BUT WILL HE INVESTIGATE? by Sharon Rondeau (Apr. 2, 2017) — On March 15, The Post & Email sent a letter by certified mail, return receipt requested, to California Attorney General Xavier Becerra regarding its observations about the Department of Child and Family Services (DCFS) agency based on information gleaned from three cases covered directly […]

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Restraining Order Issued Against Parent for Communicating with DCFS Social Workers

PURPOSEFUL OBSTRUCTION? by Sharon Rondeau (Mar. 17, 2017) — On Thursday, a Los Angeles mother whose 15-month-old daughter was removed from her care by the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) a year ago informed The Post & Email that a three-year restraining order has been granted as requested by five DCFS social workers […]

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Adoption Hearing for Third Child Scheduled for Tuesday in Williams Case

PARENTS CLAIM “ADOPTION WAS ALWAYS THE PLAN” by Sharon Rondeau (Mar. 13, 2017) — A hearing will take place on Tuesday for the third child of Roosevelt and Kanika Williams at the Edelman Children’s Court in Monterey Park, CA to begin the adoption process by Kanika’s parents, Willie and Katie Grant. The two elder children […]

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Los Angeles TV Station Reported on Family Court Corruption Three Years Ago

CAN THIS SYSTEM BE CLEANSED? by Sharon Rondeau (Mar. 11, 2017) — On Wednesday, The Post & Email reported on a third child-custody story having its origins in the Los Angeles, CA child-protective and family court system in which a mother who lost custody of her young daughter a year ago alleges corruption, cronyism and […]

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Parents Appealing Impending Adoption Ordered by Judge Marguerite Downing

FEDERAL LAWSUIT APPEAL ALSO BEING PREPARED by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 24, 2017) — The parents of three children successively placed in a foster home by the Los Angeles Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) on a trajectory toward adoption are in the process of writing an appeal of the juvenile court judge’s decision ordering […]