Foster Care Case Continued

Court-case-continuedThe baby had his day in court Monday, May 5th. The mother told her social worker that she wanted the baby to be adopted so I was expecting that the mother would show up in foster care court (I don’t know the official name) and tell the judge that she wanted to give up her rights. We don’t know who the father is, so his rights aren’t a concern.

We expected the judge would agree with the wishes of the mother and move to have a .26 hearing (termination of parental rights). That what we thought was going to happen. Ha!

The mother didn’t show up so the case was continued until June 23rd. At first I was a bit concerned, but then I remembered that the mother was still in the hospital when the baby was placed with us. Perhaps she didn’t attend because she was unable to attend. I have no idea what’s going on, but I’m trying not to lose it …