Case Against Los Angeles DCFS Docketed at U.S. Supreme Court

Case Against Los Angeles DCFS Docketed at U.S. Supreme Court

“WE’VE FOUGHT EVERY STEP OF THE WAY” by Sharon Rondeau (Mar. 19, 2018) —  On March 5, a petition for a writ of certiorari regarding a case decided in California’s Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District involving the Los Angeles Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS) was docketed at the U.S. Supreme Court. The […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

Parents Appeal Los Angeles Judge’s Adoption Order for Two Children

Parents Appeal Los Angeles Judge’s Adoption Order for Two Children

COURT GRANTS TEN-DAY EXTENSION AFTER 90 DAYS REQUESTED IN FIVE-YEAR-OLD CASE by Sharon Rondeau (Dec. 23, 2016) — The parents of three children taken from their custody over a five-year period have appealed a Los Angeles judge’s August 2016 order that the elder two be formally adopted by their maternal grandparents. Edelman Children’s Court Judge […]