WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE IT HAPPENS
DO NOT spank your child in public. Avoid yelling
and be careful about name calling (Like calling your
child a “dummy”).
DO NOT do anything that could appear Sexual with
DO educate yourself on CPS rules and regulations.
They violate their own rules and your constitutional
rights regularly. DO educate yourself by reading all
information available to you from Family Rights advocates
sources available on the Internet.
DO NOT trust any CPS official, no matter how friendly
they act. They are not your friends!
Be aware that CPS can take your children out of class,
interrogate them, strip search them, photograph them,
remove them from school, x-ray them, medicate them,
place them in foster care or other state-run institutions,
all without your knowledge, notification or consent.
DO file a written notice with all medical professionals
that you or any member of our family have seen restricting
them from discussing your medical history
with anyone unless authorized by you in writing.
DO NOT let CPS case workers or police inside your
house unless they have a warrant. If they insist on seeing
your child call the child to the door or a window.
DO NOT open the door. DO tell them you will not talk
to them without your attorney present, even if you don't
have an attorney. ESPECIALLY do not relent when
they threaten you! Demand your Constitutional
Do ask them if you are under arrest and free to
leave. If not-SHUT UP! If so– absolutely shut up.
DO NOT GIVE CPS caseworkers or the police any
information in defense of yourself. CPS will take anything
you say and twist it to use against you. BE firm
but polite and courteous at all times.
DO NOT allow CPS officials to provoke you. An angry
response will be used against you. DO keep your
composure at all times.
DO tape record or VIDEO TAPE all conversations with
CPS officials or representatives when possible. If you
do not have a tape recorder call a trusted friend to come
over and be a witness. If possible, have one or more
trusted friends present whenever you or your children
speak with CPS officials or police. (In Canada it is legal to record
phone conversations in which you are a participant.)
DO document all interviews, phone calls, events or
altercations as thoroughly as possible. (Write things
down as soon as possible after an interview or telephone
call. You may have a legal right to record telephone
calls. Do so if possible.)
Do locate and preserve any evidence corroborating your
innocence. DO NOT rely on others to do this.
NOTE: This information is for educational purposes
only. It is not legal advice.