You need to seek an emergency court order compelling DCF to immediately return your daughter to your custody. I am very sorry to hear about your situation-- this is absolutely terrible.
I am not aware of any private practice attorney who would be willing to take this type of matter on a contingency fee, but you may be able to get help from Legal Aid. If the court already ordered reunifiation, then you should be able to compel DCF to abide by that order.
My response to this question is a response to a hypothetical situation based on limited facts. I am not your attorney; you are not my client and we do not have an attorney-client relationship. If you need a lawyer, you should contact one in your area. If you would like to talk with me about your case, you can call my office.
I agree - it's difficult to sue government agencies, and it will be hard to find someone to take on a contingency basis. However, you may be able to sue the foster care (parents or group home) on her behalf. You should call around.
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