If you choose to file a lawsuit, you have the burden of proving all of your allegations, including the extent of your damages. Your should try to find an attorney, but we are all busy.
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This sounds unusual. There are attorneys who would talk to you about this case. You had a right to know about you daughter and her environment. Were you involved in her life during this time?
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