Four siblings, ages 16 years to 9 years old, came into DFS care in December 2019 due to educational neglect, environmental neglect and inadequate supervision by natural parents. The parents cannot control their behavior. They leave the home or lock themselves in a room leaving the oldest child to care for the younger children. The oldest child has not been allowed to attend school. The home was reported to be filthy and the children have been forced to sleep on the floor. The family has significant prior history with the department. Both parents admitted to daily substance use. The children have been placed with fictive kin. Next hearing is a Permanency Planning Hearing on 12/15/2020 at 2:30 pm in Courtroom 22.
Case Number: 2020-000088
Case Number: 2019-008777
Siblings ages, 13 yrs old and 2 years old came into DFS care on August 25, 2019 due to sexual abuse as to the oldest child by the father of the youngest child; sexual risk to all children by the mother; inadequate supervision to all children by the mother; substance misuse to the oldest child by the adults in the home; bruises/cuts to the middle child; and physical risk to all children by the mother. Next hearing is a Permanency Planning Hearing on 8/12/2020 at 10:45 am in Courtroom 11.