From FB: Some Great Law you can use in Motions and Briefs on parental rights

Procedural right to Due Process–parents rights under state kidnap

The right to procedural due process is implicated where a constitutionally protected liberty or property interest is concerned. Board of Regents of St. Colleges v. Roth, 408 US 564 (1972). The crux of procedural due process is the right to notice and an opportunity to be heard at a meaningful time and in a meaningful manner. Fuentes v. Shevin, 407 US 67 (1972).

The US Supreme Court has repeatedly held that parents have a fundamental right to make decisions as to the companionship, care, custody and management of their children, which right is a protected liberty interest under the Fourteenth Amendment. Troxel v. Granville, 530 US 57, 65-66 (2000). As a result, there can be no doubt that the Fourteenth amendment is implicated whenever the government seeks to separate a parent from his or her child, and due process principles generally…

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From FB/USA Today: Does Judicial immunity cover sexting and sex with female litigants in chambers? I sure hope not.


Immunity lets bad judges off hook for bad behavior
Wayne County Circuit Judge Wade McCree testifies in Washtenaw Circuit Court in Ann Arbor, Mich, on Tuesday, May 21, 2013. During his misconduct hearing, McCree talked about his affair with Geniene La’Shay Mott who appeared as a witness in a child-support case in his court.
Wayne County Circuit Judge Wade McCree testifies in Washtenaw Circuit Court in Ann Arbor, Mich, on Tuesday, May 21, 2013. During his misconduct hearing, McCree talked about his affair with Geniene La’Shay Mott who appeared as a witness in a child-support case in his court.
DETROIT — Wade McCree Jr. lost his job, but he won’t lose his shirt.

The disgraced judge — who once texted a shirtless photo of himself to a female court bailiff — had an affair…

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From VR: Excellent case law on supervised visitation

Supervised Visitation
Supervised visitation is only appropriate where a parent poses a severe threat or
harm to a child.
A Sampling of Cases on Restriction of Visitation:
T.M., In re, 706 N.E.2d 931, 302 Ill.App.3d 33, 236 Ill.Dec. 57 (Ill. App. 1 Dist., 1998)
(Sexual assault/fondling and alcoholism by step father)
In re Marriage of Chehaiber, 334 Ill. Dec. 408 (2nd Dist. 2009):
A court shall not restrict a parent’s visitation rights unless it finds that the visitation would endanger seriously the child’s physical, mental, moral, or emotional health.” 750 ILCS 5/607(c) (West 2008)
A parent, by statute, is entitled to a hearing before visitation is restricted in any manner.
In re Marriage of Anderson, 130 Ill. App. 3d 684 (2nd Dist. 1985)
With respect to the restriction of visitation, the endangerment standard is an
onerous one (In re Marriage of Hanson (1983), 112 Ill.App.3d 564 , 568, 68 Ill.Dec…

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from FB: Canadian citizen arrested in Cook County GA because a Canadian driver’s license “not valid”?

what is it about the name “Cook County” that just implies gross incompetence?


“OK, I’m in the back of a police car, I’m in cuffs.,” said Emily Nield as she sat in the back of a Cook County deputy’s vehicle.

Emily, a Canadian woman, posted a Snapchat video from the back of a Cook County Sheriff’s vehicle last month after she was arrested for not having a valid driver’s license.

Emily told deputies she had a valid Canadian driver’s license but said they put her in handcuffs anyway.

Interstate 75 brings approximately one million travelers through Cook County each month. With those travelers, law enforcement regularly encounters individuals who are engaged in crimes such as identity theft and will have on their person a license that is not their(‘s) or of those stolen or illegally reproduced. That is why we follow Georgia DDS guidelines and…

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From KKD: Dr. Sugar’s new book on Guardianship

Exploiting the elderly has become one of the most prolific American Industries, and the safest criminal enterprise in history.    The funding necessary to create success is available through government and insurance company sources in large (health care fraud).    The individual victims are an easy mark and theft of their assets is added perk.      Most importantly, the guardian provides in many situations an important service that is laudable and essential; however, in other situations it is a dark world designed to prey on the helpless, the infirm, and the vulnerable.

Dr. Sugar’s expose, to wit: Guardianships and the Elderly, the Perfect Crime exposes in a concise, direct, and straight forward manner the predation of HUMAN TRAFFICKING in the elderly that is plaguing America and assaulting her core values.      In few pages, Guardianships educates the reader not only the ‘history’ of the enterprise, but its statutory origins and most importantly the perpetrators.   …

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From BP: Checklist for corrupt state/medical kidnap cases

feel free to download and use on your case.

Don’t forget if the police or DCFS show up to grab your kid, they have to have a warrant unless there is imminent danger of serious injury or death. That means someone is hold a gun to their head, not that the child is thin or malnourishment is alleged, they re dirty or unkempt, etc.

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From FB/FD: Horrifying story of 93 year old woman neglected in nursing home in Georgia dies from raging untreated scabies infection

This is too horrible for words.  How can such neglect and abuse happen?


Rebecca Zeni’s carers ‘were warned that the scabies ‘eating her to death’ meant the ex-model’s hand would FALL OFF if they touched it’

Her distraught family are suing Pruitt Health – who own the Georgia-based nursing home – for neglect

STAFF at a care home were told not to touch an elderly former model’s scabies-infested hand in case it fell off, her family have claimed.

Disturbing pictures show how Rebecca Zeni, 93, was “eaten alive” by a horrifying outbreak of scabies which led to her dying from septicemia in June, 2015.

 Rebecca Zeni was infested with parasites that should have been treated, its claimed
Rebecca Zeni was infested with parasites that should have been treated, its claimed

Scabies is an agonising and maddeningly itchy skin condition…

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From FB: murdered teen girl was a runaway from a foster group home, but no one reporter her missing. no one ever investigated her disappearance.

BAKERSFIELD, CALIF – For many, adding to the tragedy of 15-year-old Stacy Duke’s murder is knowing she was here in Bakersfield seemingly alone. The teen’s older brother says she was loved, but she had a difficult life. He says Stacy did what she had to do in order to survive.

Adam Pittman says his sister’s short life was filled with struggle as she was born into the foster care system. “Foster care, it’s not what you want to know in life, not what you want to learn…how to run the government or how the government can run you”, says Pittman.

He says he and Stacy’s mother had four children, but they never all lived together at once, they were always in and out of the system. He says the family is originally from San Bernardino.  He says his mother loved them, but she struggled with addiction.

He says Stacy’s…

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From NASGA: Time to reform probate court

Opinion: It’s time to reform probate court

Posted: 30 Apr 2018 12:18 AM PDT

By Ben Bartlett

Predatory for-profit conservators often take advantage of the elderly by charging huge fees and isolating them from the community.

In 2013, a former Berkeley resident, Greg Cooke, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. A physician deemed Mr. Cooke’s wife unable to care for him, and he was referred to a nursing home. A private conservator became aware of Mr. Cooke’s situation and began to petition for conservatorship. Mr. Cooke’s wife fought to retain her role as his caregiver, but ultimately, the Alameda County Probate Court assigned Mr. Cooke to the private conservator.  The conservator began billing Mr. Cooke $8,000 a month in the form of excessive fees and charges. The conservator refused to communicate with Mr. Cooke’s family regarding his condition. They refused his family visitation rights and recently sent a letter to Mr. Cooke’s…

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