Abandoned by Addicts
CHINS (Child In Need of Services) CASES: Cases where a child has been abused or neglected and government intervention is necessary to keep that child safe. The State can take control over a family unit -- control over all parenting decisions and all children in the family.
In this short clip, WSBT 22'S Jessi Schultz sits down with Elkhart Circuit Court Juvenile Division Magistrate, Deborah Domine. She talks about the drastic increase in of CHINS cases in our area due to drug addiction. Monday at 10, hear how she says the cases have evolved as the drugs evolve, and what you can do to help children when they are removed from a home.