Question by WeepingHead: dhs foster care custody help?
My husbands nieces have been in dhs care for the last 2 years, we just recently found out about it and have been trying to get custody of them, they have been with the same foster parent for the entire time they have been in care, but DHS has said that they have to place with kin, but since the girls have been with their current placement for so long she has the right to file a motion to stop the move and go to court to have a judge decide the fate of the girls. They are 5 and 6 and have seemed happy with coming over for their weekend visits. At first the foster mom told us that she was not going to appeal the move and now she is. We didn’t know the girls prior to finding out 3 months ago that they were in care, and they are naturally having some issues with not wanting to move from where they are now. Anyone have any ideas as to what chances of us actually might be of going to court and being awarded custody. And how you would go about trying to find a good custody lawyer.
we are in oklahoma.
Answer by ₪♥TheOne♥₪
sorry about this
you should fight for children
the foster mother is receiving money from the state for each child and does not want to let that money go – would you ?
don’t talk to dhs without an attorney present – they never tell the truth (my personal experience)
you did not mention your state, so it is hard to recommend a good lawyer
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