Skip to comments.Judge Rules Justina Pelletier to Remain in State’s Custody
Posted on 03/25/2014 3:07:26 PM PDT by blueyon
A Massachusetts judge ruled Tuesday that the Connecticut teen in the middle of a contentious custody battle between her parents and the state will remain in the custody of the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families.
The Boston Globe reported that Suffolk County juvenile court Judge Joseph Johnson granted permanent custody to the state DCF, leaving it up to the agency to decide if and when 15-year-old Justina Pelletier is returned to her parents custody. This decision was in response to a motion filed by Linda and Lou Pelletier, Justinas parents, and her court-lawyer attorney for a conditional custody plan.
Mat Staver, attorney and founder and chairman of Liberty Counsel, told TheBlaze as he understands the order that was filed with the clerk Tuesday afternoon, the DCF will retain custody of Justina until May 25 at which point another hearing will be held.
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It’s time for open rebellion. States taking children from their parents on a whim is beyond tyranny!!!
This is the young woman before
... and after State interference.
I would have sworn that there was a story a week or so ago about her being returned to her family. This is just getting more and more confusing.
This judge’s “decision” is, in essence, a NON-DECISION. The judge is every-bit as evil as the State and medical torturers of this young girl.
Her case is a cautionary tale of what happens when the state has too much power over your children.
Sad to say, I think she will end up Dying in state custody because the state needs he to die in order for them to cover state incompetence.
Any parent with minor children ought to be planning to move out of Massachusetts.
This state is a Communist joke run by cheating Unions and crooked Democrats.
Judge is a typical hack POS.
Massachusetts is killing this girl.
May these pols and their political and medical toadies die slow, horrible deaths.
Harvard is NOT worth this. Go elsewhere.
Per the above article, she’s being treated at the medical facility of the family’s choice.
But she’s not in her family’s custody.
IIRC, one of the other children has the same condition (or was it their mom; I forget).
Ah, thanks. I knew something had changed.
You knew this when the little worm announced he would release his decision by fax.
And she’s away from the facility where they said it was “all in her head”....
The legislators are aware of it and hopefully they can curtail the power of these intrusive (insert bad language here) psych department people.
A big question I have is:
How can a psychiatric condition cause somebody to go from ice skating to being in a wheelchair ?
A visit to the doctor’s office is now a roll of the dice with CPS.
It's all in your head. Now get into this straitjacket or we will tase you.
The state of MA is purposely murdering this child.
Permanent custody of Justina Pelletier awarded to Mass. March 25, 2014
A long-running child custody case took a dramatic turn Tuesday, when a Massachusetts juvenile court judge awarded permanent custody of teen-ager Justina Pelletier to the state Department of Children and Families. The ruling by Judge Joseph Johnston leaves it up to the agency, not the court, to decide whether or when Pelletier should be returned to her West Hartford, Conn., home.
This person said the state, which has had temporary custody of Pelletier for more than a year, has no immediate plans to have the 15-year-old sent back home, or to a facility in her home state.
Pelletier is at a residential facility in Framingham, Wayside Youth and Family Support Network, and it remains unclear whether or when the state child-protection agency will act on its stated efforts to get the girl back to her home state. Its previous efforts to try to find a residential treatment center for her in Connecticut have failed, largely due to the reluctance of many providers to get involved in a
Mahoney, the parents spokesman, said they are questioning why their daughter has yet to be seen by physicians at Tufts, including her long-time metabolism specialist, Dr. Mark Korson, despite the states stated wish earlier this month to transfer the girls primary medical care from Childrens to Tufts.
She has not been returned to Tufts and hasn't been seen by any doctor from Tufts.
Very, very scary.
I also thought she had been returned to her parents and couldn’t believe this judge ruling this way. I tuned into Howie Carr (via computer) and he had a state legislator on talking about the case.
I’m wondering why Connecticut is doing nothing. I guess they’re busy trying to confiscate guns.