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Family sues state, contractor after children taken for 467 days

Greg Bishop published an article for The Center Square on February 28, 2022 that details a federal lawsuit filed against a child welfare investigator contracted by the state of Illinois, and others, wherein three children were taken away from their parents for more than a year for arbitrary reasons.

"In 2019, three children of Jacob and Patricia Krueger were taken into custody by the Department of Children and Family Services (DFCS). Attorney Aaron Rapier represents the family against Dr. Channing Petrak, a contractor for DCFS, and others. He says one of the children was being treated at a hospital for a complex medical issue and was being prepared for discharge..." [read the full article here]