Monthly Archives: April 2012

Help is available for foreclosures

Since financial matters impact families so profoundly, and none more than the threat of losing one’s house, I encourage you to take a look at this post on my Kentucky Bankruptcy blog if this is a stress facing your home.

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The Cabinet for Health & Family Services encounter a limit on their authority

The Cabinet can no longer base a finding of abuse or neglect merely on refusal to sign a plan and parents should not cave to the threat of legal action for mere refusal to sign. Instead, “the risk of harm must be more than a mere theoretical possibility, but an actual and reasonable potential for harm.” Make no mistake: I want parents to be held accountable and for the Cabinet to be able to keep children safe from abuse and neglect, but they cannot have unchecked power and discretion in pursuing their mandates. Parents do have rights in this country. Continue reading

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