Re: Anyone appeal?
Most of it stemmed from the birth parents being totally unfit (multiple children post my siblings also in state custody for the same thing ). But it still took a couple of years of hearings and trial for the state to terminate rights.
Originally Posted by juclark77
It would be great to know what the winning arguments were. I think we are going to hire a lawyer. It was really stressing me out to think I had to figure it all out on my own, especially with the system being so confusing.
And no, not every story has an ending favoring the foster parents. My youngest 'foster' sister was given back to the birth mom, with horribly tragic consequences. I can only hope that something was learned from her case and that it is the rare exception and not the rule.
Cristina, Mama to Michael 03-16-06 , Nathan 01-16-11, and an angel 01-20-09
Go with your gut, follow your heart.