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A primary aim of the Parental Rights Foundation is to provide legal defense for families whose rights have been violated.

Our Cases

Taken Away

Taken Away – the “Georgia 9” Case The “Georgia 9” case stems from the parental rights abuses experienced by nine Georgia parents and their 14 children during an emergency stop in Mississippi on their way home from a church event in Louisiana. Watch the video to hear from a couple of the parents, along with…

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Strip Searches Harm Children

Three-Year-Old Girl Strip Searched Without Parental Knowledge Parental Rights Foundation & Friends File Vital Court Brief This morning the Parental Rights Foundation filed a friend of the court brief (“amicus brief”) with the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit in the case of Doe v. Woodard. Our brief provides the court scholarship…

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Get Legal Help

Unfortunately, as a fledgling organization, we do not yet have lawyers on staff to handle additional cases.

We are moving as quickly as we can to address this need directly, and every donation to the Foundation moves us closer to that goal.

In the meantime, however, we offer the following--a list of legal organizations that we know of who have taken parental rights cases in the past and who may be of help to those in need. We cannot speak for them; we cannot promise they will take your case. helps their clients prepare legal documents in visitation, custody, and child support cases.

phone: 800-787-4981

Alliance Defending Freedom
Alliance Defending Freedom defends religious freedom, human life, and families through advocacy and litigation. NO CPS CASES.

phone: 800-835-5233

Coalition for Informed Choice
The Coalition for Informed Choice helps parents acquire religious exemptions from New York's vaccination requirements.

phone: 718-479-2939

The Cox Law Center
The Cox Law Center defends CPS cases in administrative court, civil court, and criminal court, as well as in mediation. Emmitsburg, MD

phone: (240) 772-1719

Family Defense Center
The Family Defense Center acts as an advocate for families who are struggling with child protective services. Chicago, IL

phone: 312-251-9800

Heritage Defense
Heritage Defense is a Christian organization that provides legal aid to families having trouble with social services.

phone: 1-800-515-5901

The Justice Foundation
The Justice Foundation uses litigation and education to defend Americans' fundamental rights.

phone: 210-614-6656

Juvenile Law Center
The Juvenile Law Center defends children in the child welfare and justice systems.

phone: 1-800-875-8887

LegalShield provides its members with access to an attorney for a small monthly fee.

phone: 800-654-7757

Liberty Counsel
Liberty Counsel uses education and litigation to protect religious freedom, life, and the family. NO CPS CASES.

phone: 800-671-1776

National Association of Parents

The National Association of Parents is a 501(c)(3) member association charity that, using only the US Constitution, takes positions concerning the rights of parents. For those cases in which the facts are not greatly in dispute, but the law or the procedures are intruding on the rights of parents, the National Association of Parents may get involved. To request help, please visit its website and email providing a detailed description of your situation.


National Family Solutions
National Family Solutions works to provide solutions to those in family law cases.

phone: 1-800-608-5882

National Juvenile Defender Center
The National Juvenile Defender Center seeks to provide quality counsel for children in the justice system.

phone: 202-452-0010

National Parents' Rights Association
The mission of the National Parents' Rights Association is to teach parents about their legal rights.

phone: 678-480-1550

Pacific Justice Institute
The Pacific Justice Institute is a legal organization that seeks to defend parental rights, religious freedom, and civil liberties.

phone: 916-857-6900 is a lawyer referral service for those in the state of California.

phone: 1-888-973-7968

Rutherford Institute
Rutherford Institute defends Civil and Human rights through litigation and education. NO CPS CASES.

phone: 434-978-3888

Thomas Moore Law Center
Thomas Moore Law Center uses litigation and education to safeguard religious freedom, life, and family values. NO CPS CASES.

phone: 734-827-2001