Mother Releases 911 Call from Domestic Assault

Mother Releases 911 Call from Domestic Assault

PERPETRATED BY NOW-CUSTODIAL PARENT by Sharon Rondeau (Sep. 10, 2017) — The case of “Michelle Robinson,” who lost custody of her toddler daughter to the child’s father, Eric Crutchfield, early last year, began with his assaulting her when the child was still an infant. Robinson received a copy of a 911 audio-recording resulting from a […]

Parents Petition Appeals Court to Halt Adoption of Third Child

Parents Petition Appeals Court to Halt Adoption of Third Child

AT HANDS OF DCFS, JUDGE MARGUERITE DOWNING by Sharon Rondeau (Aug. 14, 2017) — The parents of three children scheduled to be adopted by their maternal grandparents have just filed an appeal brief to the Second Appellate District, Division Four in Los Angeles in the case of their third child. As The Post & Email […]

Los Angeles Mother Acquitted of “Spousal Abuse”

Los Angeles Mother Acquitted of “Spousal Abuse”

CONVICTED OF LESSER CHARGE; PLANS TO APPEAL by Sharon Rondeau (Jul. 14, 2017) — On Tuesday, a trial for Los Angeles mother “Michelle Robinson” concluded with an acquittal on a charge of “spousal abuse” but a conviction of a lesser charge of “battery” against her youngest child’s father, Eric Crutchfield. Since early spring, The Post […]

Los Angeles Family Court Declines to Change Toddler’s Custody Arrangement

Los Angeles Family Court Declines to Change Toddler’s Custody Arrangement

“IT WASN’T SUPPOSED TO BE ABOUT ME” by Sharon Rondeau (Jul. 4, 2017) — Last Wednesday, a hearing in Los Angeles Superior Court, Torrance Family Court, Department J took place in the case of “Michelle Robinson,” who lost custody of her toddler daughter in March 2016 after Los Angeles DCFS received a referral for protection […]

Mother of Toddler Taken by Child-Protective Agency to Face Trial on “Spousal Abuse” Charge

Mother of Toddler Taken by Child-Protective Agency to Face Trial on “Spousal Abuse” Charge

BUT WHERE IS THE VIDEO? by Sharon Rondeau (Jun. 20, 2017) — On Thursday, a Los Angeles mother whose very young daughter was taken by the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) in March of last year and placed with her non-custodial father will face trial on a charge of “spousal abuse.” The hearing […]

Is the Edelman Children’s Court a Charade?

Is the Edelman Children’s Court a Charade?

CONTESTED CUSTODY HEARING A REPLAY OF PREVIOUS ONE by Sharon Rondeau (Apr. 26, 2017) — On Tuesday evening, The Post & Email spoke with the mother in a Los Angeles DCFS child-dependency case concerning the outcome of a “contested” hearing that day in the Edelman Children’s Court to determine the future of her 28-month-old daughter. […]

What Will Friday Bring for Los Angeles Mother Seeking Reunification with her Young Daughter?

What Will Friday Bring for Los Angeles Mother Seeking Reunification with her Young Daughter?

“I’M PRAYING FOR A MIRACLE” by Sharon Rondeau (Apr. 12, 2017) — On April 14, which is Good Friday this year, a “status hearing” will take place in the Edelman Children’s Court in Monterey Park, CA to determine the future of a 28-month-old girl taken away from her mother in March of last year and […]

Restraining Order Issued Against Parent for Communicating with DCFS Social Workers

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 […]