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Meghan S Bishop

Meghan Bishop’s Legal Cases

4 total

  • In re F. Children

    Practice Area:
    Child Abuse
    Outcome:
    Dismissal
    Description:
    Successfully argued for and obtained the dismissal of a juvenile dependency case because DHS failed to meet their statutory obligations to reunify the family. After 100 days in foster care, the children were returned to my client.
  • In re S. Child

    Practice Area:
    Child Abuse
    Outcome:
    Child was placed with my client
    Description:
    Represented Father in a juvenile dependency case. I was able to convince the judge and DHS to place the child with my client over the objections of Mother, Grandmother and the child's attorney. Father worked hard for over a year to be reunited with his son and even though there can be favoritism toward mothers in these cases, the judge agreed that Father was the best placement for his child.
  • In re W children

    Practice Area:
    Child Abuse
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2012
    Outcome:
    Return
    Description:
    I represented a mother who had her children removes from her care for trumped up allegations by DHS. After a two-day trial, the court ordered the children returned over DHS' strenuous objection.
  • In re V child

    Practice Area:
    Child Abuse
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2012
    Outcome:
    Dismissal
    Description:
    My client was accused of failing to protect hr high needs child from sex abuse. Initially, the child was removed from my client's care, but I was able to get the child returned within a week over DHS' objection. At trial, the court found that my client was a threat of harm to the child. Not satisfied with this, we appealed and the state conceded that I was right and the court of appeals dismissed the case.