Twins Sue State of Washington, DCYF After Tortured and Abused by Their Mother

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The State of Washington, Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF) is being sued by twin girls, age 12. Tamaki Law is representing the girls in what they say is the worst case of child abuse and neglect they’ve ever seen.

The girls were removed from their mother, Kai Martinez, at birth because they were born addicted to drugs. They were placed in a loving foster home where they remained for seven years. That’s when DCYF placed the twins back with their mother even though she repeatedly stated that she wanted to relinquish her parental rights. She had also failed to complete drug and alcohol rehabilitation and participate in safe parenting programs.

After placed with their mother, DCYF failed to check on the health and safety of the twins. If they had, they would have discovered the girls were isolated in a dark room, forced to urinate and defecate on the floor, desperately in want of food, and not allowed to attend school.

The mother is currently serving a 10-year prison term for assault and criminal mistreatment of the girls.

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