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Looking for Adoptions Together or FamilyWorks Together? New name, same us. Here’s why!

Janet Watkins

Staff Family Find Investigator

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Call Janet at 443-925-2229

Janet is the FFSD Investigator and formally a bounty hunter for 14 years with full jurisdiction. She is the very first Parent Locator for the Baltimore City Courts where she closed 508 backlog cases in two months. Her success in this role is just 10 simple steps:

  1. Have ideas
  2. Keep good notes
  3. Research what the job involves and learn to juggle
  4. Develop your skills
  5. Focus on the prize
  6. Bounce back from failure
  7. Develop your brand of character
  8. Believe in yourself
  9. Build a network of mutually supportive people
  10. Know when to quit

These steps make her job a success every time and throughout the years make her continue to love her job as an investigator.