Suppose you are a foster parent, licensed in the State of Wisconsin. You hear rumblings that your case manager is planning to move a child or children, either back to a parent, or to a family placement, or to another foster
These are the steps that I would recommend taking:
Whether to hire an attorney is a personal question, and I can’t give you legal advice. However, some things to think about:
If the issue is solely a Change in Placement, even review of the Foster Parent’s records and appearing in court can cost several thousand dollars (in the range of $4000-$5000).
If the agency revokes a Foster Parent’s license, or refuses to renew it, the Foster Parent has the right to a Due Process hearing on that revocation or failure to renew. The combined total of these cases may cost upward of $10,000.
The good news is that under the laws, if an Administrative Law Judge deter