When a Lawyer Guardian Ad-Litem Does a Poor Job
July 26, 2021
It is very common for parents to have a beef with a Lawyer Guardian Ad-Litem (LGAL). From time to time, parents choose to litigate against...
Is it time to defund CPS?
July 7, 2020
Once and a while I just have to rant. Almost every day I am contacted by shocked families faced with absurd...
What if a Parent Confesses to Shaking a Baby? – Part One
January 3, 2020
Defending a Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS) case in Michigan courts can be extremely difficult. In fact, this is a true statement...
Mary, Joseph and Children’s Protective Services – Part One
December 10, 2019
Christians all over the world celebrate the birth of Jesus at Christmastime. Reading the Christmas story, as a parent defense lawyer...
Bonding and the Competition with Foster Parents – Part Four
December 2, 2019
I don’t usually do lengthy series, but what I have to share about keeping that strong bond while your children are...
CPS Supervisor Arrested and Charged
March 29, 2018
You’d Think a CPS Supervisor Would Know Better On Saturday, March 3rd, an employee of Children’s Protective Services, Paula Lipinski, was...
Dealing with the Pain of Holidays without Children
December 13, 2017
It seems like every year we face the horrible prospect of parents suddenly separated from their children by CPS and facing...
Good News from In re Timon?
September 22, 2017
In Michigan, parents can always use some good news from the Courts. There is a glimmer of hope for at least...