Atlanta, GA asked in Family Law, Appeals / Appellate Law, Child Custody and Juvenile Law for Georgia

Q: Is hearsay admissible after the 10 day hearing of a dfcs case? Can you sue if they've done this?

I have an ongoing dfcs case. Im fighting very hard to get my children back. Is it ok for them to use hearsay at the 10 day hearing? The dfcs worker and the social worker at the hospital have two accounts of what was supposedly said. Can they use this as sufficient evidence? Could they be sued for removing my children? I was in a shelter at the time of removal. Dfcs said i had none. Police officers made the call to the shelter on our behalf. I didn't have income. I was recieving food stamps at the time of removal. Dfcs said i had unrealistic views. I came to Georgia to become a model/actress. I just moved from Indiana to Georgia. I moved in November. They took them in december.

1 Lawyer Answer
Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: You should consult with an attorney who can review the facts of your case in detail and present you with the options. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558

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