Case Number: 2018-007663

This matter came to the attention of CPS due to natural mother being deported to mexico 5 years ago, natural father is incarcerated. The children were staying with father’s girlfriend, however she has decided that she can no longer care for children and is moving to CA.  DFS made contact with the gradmother, who reported at this time she is unable to care for her grandchildren. At this time the home is no longer safe and appropriate. The children need an adult in the home to meet their basic needs. Therefore, the children have been taken into protective custody and placed at child haven.  The children are in need of an attorney to represent their legal rights as to permanency, placement, visitation and to ensure appropriate services are in place.  There is a Permanency Planning Hearing set for July 10, 2019 at 10:45 a.m. in Courtroom 11.

Case Number: 2018-007245

Wife, a victim of unreported domestic violence, seeks representation in a divorce action with no children.  Wife earns about ten percent of husband’s monthly income.  The parties married in 2012 and still reside together.  There is some debt, vehicles, accounts and a military benefit to divide.