Perhaps, though, it can be partially explained and understood when it is considered that the “child placement expert” of the Department who recommended that Sandra and Martha stay with the Neals (after the other children had been returned to their admittedly fit mother by the Department) arrived at her decision without ever interviewing the mother or visiting her home!

Source: Neal v. Burton, 43 Ill. App. 3d 294 (Nov. 3, 1976)