KING 5 TV will be in Judge Ronald Kessler's courtroom at 9 AM. The fate of 3 year-old Lisa, her 19 year-old mother, and the Grandparents Stuth will be determined.
A crushing decision that would impact the lives of four people forever...could be made. Lisa's mother has not been perfect. During the past six months she did not report for one "pee" test...which is regarded as a positive.
(As a side note. I have a copy of a recent Seattle Times article re: one mother, a drug addict, and three kids. The family is together and living in a rehab place. Lisa's mother is not a drug addict though listening to the AG and the CASA, and CPS you would think that. She is not an alcoholic either. She has in the past had some alcohol and marijuana...the same could be said of 40% plus of all teens in WA. The woman in the article is a hard core drug addict. I guess her kids are not wanted by the state. Maybe they are drug affected. Little Lisa is not.)
The foster woman and Lisa? Apparently, Lisa has JUST been placed in emergency foster care. Apparently, the little boy the state has placed with this single and working (and therefore absent during most of a small child's waking hours) woman, is in the hospital. This is being reported to me by a very reliable source.
Note: This is a situation where the foster woman has no back-up. This is not the first time she has relied on strangers in the state system to fill-in. Lisa is with a stranger...AGAIN! This is abuse in itself. At the hand of CPS she has been kept form those who love and have cared for her. The anguish that the state is causing the extended Stuth family can only be imagined. The state continues to persecute the mother, the Stuths, and the extended Stuth family by not allowing this little girl to have contact with her biological relatives. (Lisa has seen her grandparents maybe 7 hours in the last 12 months.)
QUESTION TO PARENTS: HOW "ORDINARY" DO YOU THINK IT IS THAT TWO CHILDREN IN THE CARE OF ONE LONER WOMAN WOULD BOTH BE HOSPITALIZED WITHIN A THREE MONTH PERIOD?
NOTE OF INTEREST: I RECEIVED A MESSAGE FROM AN ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL WHO SAID THE JUDGES HAD ALL THE MEDICAL RECORDS THAT THEY NEEDED...BUT SAID THE JUDGES WOULD HAVE TO ASK FOR MORE IF THEY THOUGHT THEY NEEDED IT. SAY WHAT?
I THINK THAT MEANS THE JUDGES DO NOT HAVE LISA'S MEDICAL RECORDS AND THAT CPS AND THE AG ARE NOT GOING TO PROVIDE THE RECORDS. THE MOTHER'S ATTORNEY CAN NOT PROVIDE THEM RE: COURT PROCEDURES. AND, THE JUDGES...IF THEY ASK IF THEY HAVE ALL THE MEDICAL RECORDS THEY NEED...ARE PRESUMABLY BEING TOLD..."WHY, YES, JUDGE. YOU HAVE ALL YOU NEED."