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September 23, 2008

Social Worker Investigation over Escaped Two-Year-Old Resolved

In West Texas, the Evans (named changed to protect privacy) family was surprised by a knock at the door. A social worker had been informed that the family’s 2-year-old child had gotten loose. The child was quickly returned unharmed by a neighbor. The family immediately contacted HSLDA and established a safety plan that included childproof locks on the home’s doors. The family communicated this information to the social service agent to no avail.

CPS demanded full interviews of all three children to question them about physical abuse, drug/alcohol abuse, and sexual abuse.

The family, under counsel of HSLDA Attorney Tom Sanders, refused to concede and offered to meet CPS in front of a judge.

Finally, CPS relented in its demands and closed the family’s file.