Q: How can my granddaughter get new lawyer
oyc took granddaughter child who is yr old she have been doing all that ask but the oyc worker is not happy with anything she does she has had 3 drug test passed them all she has talk to granddaughters mother who has told a bunch of lies to the worker who apparently believes her lies and her lawyer has not done anything to prove the lies I'm so afraid her mom will get her and she is not a good parent she was abuse to granddaughter and I dont want that for my great granddaughter daughter any advice Is appreciated they have said that her mom will get to adopt her and that scares us all plz help
A: Your granddaughter can hire any attorney of her choosing at any time. If she has a court-appointed attorney, however, or is being represented for free by a legal aid organization, *and* the feeling is that the "free" attorney isn't doing his/her job, then it might be time for the family to come together and pony up the funds to hire private counsel.
If the dependency case is in southeastern PA, feel free to contact me offsite to further discuss. Best of luck to everyone involved.
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