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Originally posted by thedoctorswife
reply to post by sheepslayer247
I am absolutely speechless. This is madness. I cannot believe you encountered the same agent twice. Seriously is this legit? is there any way of challenging the dhs? but then thats comes down to the problem of legal costs. Its a bloody shame for them. I hope everything goes alright in the end.
Originally posted by whyamIhere
Your friends sound offended, I would be too...
But that is not the way to handle this situation. As you said, suing doesn't scare them.
So here is what I know works. Relax.
Nothing has happened but a bunch of talk. They have no evidence.
Let the come over. Offer them something to drink. Calmly explain the situation.
Let them see how clean everything is. Have no violations of code.
Your friends need to show them they are a class act. They will soon go away.
I have thought about contacting the media, but I wonder of they would be hesitant to follow through on this story. DHS management doesn't care.
Originally posted by sheepslayer247
reply to post by randomtangentsrme
Sorry, DHS does not stand for Dept. of Homland Security....it stand for Dept. of Health and Human services, which operates Child Services.
reply to post by whyamIhere
But they have been "charged".
DHS (CPS) sent them a letter stating that they will have to be present for a phone call with a judge and DHS in 30 days. The judge will make a decision based on that phone call as to whether they will lose their license or not. They are trying to retain a lawyer but all have said it would be $3000 or more just to represent them in that phone call.
No evidence will be presented or anything of the sort. DHS (CPS) does not go through the normal court procedures as one would expect. They use this phone call process and if you disagree with their rulings....YOU have to take it to court.
has the right to consult with an attorney and to have that attorney present during questioning, and that, if he/she is indigent, an attorney will be provided at no cost to represent him/her.