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Legally Kidnapped: The Case Against Child Protective Services

3.59  ·  Rating Details ·  70 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
In the second edition of the book,Child Protective Services Whistleblower, Carlos Morales, exposes the dangerous tactics and overt corruption that he witnessed as a CPS investigator. Through keen insight, analysis, war stories, and interviews with attorneys & judges, Carlos Morales speaks truth to power in this shocking book. Unlike anything ever published, he breaks ...more
Kindle Edition, 110 pages
Published October 18th 2014
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Neil McGarry
Oct 24, 2014 Neil McGarry rated it it was ok
I was hoping to like this book because I support indie authors and I am always interested in works that examine the workings of the legal system. However, I found myself disappointed on both counts.

First, Legally Kidnapped is full of grammatical errors, misspellings and awkward style. I think Morales would have benefited greatly from the involvement of an editor. We indies can't be expected to wield the influence of a traditional publisher, but we should be held to the same standards of quality.
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Crystal
Jan 19, 2015 Crystal rated it liked it
As mentioned in previous reviews, there are plenty of typos and grammatical errors; an editor is needed. However, if you can look past the lack of professional writing, there is a lot of valuable information contained in this book. I plan on passing it on to a social worker friend to get his take on it.

Every parent, in my opinion, should know what to do in case CPS comes knocking on their door. This book, though far from perfect, is a good first step. I hope someone expands on the premise in th
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Adam
Oct 24, 2014 Adam rated it it was amazing
Eye opening

this was very helpful and empowering. the book reveals a good amount of information otherwise closed to mainstream. I would recommend this book to parents who veer from the norm in any respect - especially homeschool families.
John
Jul 17, 2015 John rated it it was ok
I found some of the info about the agency interesting, but it turned out to be more of a "How to fight the agency" manual.
Kimberly Mccune
May 19, 2015 Kimberly Mccune rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2014, parenting
This book was super informative, but desperately needed a proofreader and editor.
Teah
Sep 21, 2016 Teah rated it it was amazing
Wonderfully filled with informative material that really makes you feel like you understand the process of this nightmarish reality for some.
Kristle Pipgras
Oct 17, 2015 Kristle Pipgras rated it liked it
interesting but also a bit intense and maybe convoluded. I'm not doubting this is based off of real events but it's written in such a way to make it seem that this is the majority
Jocelyn Fry
Dec 22, 2015 Jocelyn Fry rated it liked it
While this book had some good insight for dealing with CPS, the lack of a quality editor reduced the overall value of the book. I would recommend hiring one, then I would rerelease it.
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