Multimillion-dollar Trial Award for Siblings Abused in California Foster Home
Brooklyn Mother and Son Sue New York City Children’s Services over ‘Traumatic’ CPS Investigations Following False Reports
A lawsuit alleges the city’s child welfare agency repeatedly investigated a Brooklyn mother after false reports to a CPS hotline.
New York City Settles Lawsuit With Mother Who Says Her Newborn Was Illegally Taken Over Marijuana Use
A settlement was announced today in the case of a mother who claimed her newborn was taken from her solely because of cannabis use.
New York Child Welfare Workers Illegally Separated Newborn From His Mother Over Cannabis Allegations, Lawsuit Alleges
A federal lawsuit alleges a mother was separated from her newborn solely on the basis of a non-consensual marijuana drug test.
Northern California Tribe Alleges California Unfairly Denied Extended Foster Care Benefits to its Youth
A new lawsuit accuses a Northern California county of unfairly denying Native American youth access to extended foster care benefits.
California County to Repay Families for Illegal Juvenile Justice Fees
More than 1,000 California families will receive reimbursements for illegal fees they paid to Riverside County’s juvenile justice system.
Maryland and Iowa Are the Latest to be Sued Over Youth Mental Health Services
National advocacy group Children’s Rights is suing two Maryland and Iowa over their mental healthcare services for youth.
Texas Sues Biden Administration Over Federal LGBTQ Anti-Discrimination Policy
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has filed a lawsuit against the Biden administration over a federal rule barring foster care providers from discriminating against LGBTQ children and families.
Experts Want to Halt Landmark Mental Health Settlement for Foster Youth
Experts involved in a long-running lawsuit are pushing for better mental health services for foster youth in Los Angeles County.