Bad Track Record
Her parents Robert and Sandra didn’t believe that Pearl would provide proper care for Gabriel. They thought that she still had a number of problems that she needed to address and she also had a history of neglecting and physically abusing her children. Though she was their own daughter, they tried to fight for custody of their grandson.
After Pearl had taken Gabriel away from their home, Robert and Sandra asked the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department to mediate the custody dispute, telling them of Pearl’s abusive past. They also showed the deputies the notarized guardianship document as well as school records that said they were authorized to act as Gabriel’s parents…