'Teen Mom' Amber Portwood's Child Services Investigation Prolonged! Exclusive!

Thu, November 11, 2010 10:12am EDT by Add first Comment

Amber’s legal woes aren’t going away any time soon, according the the Department Of Child Services.

Amber Portwood, 20, has had her fair share of legal problems during her short time in the public spotlight, and now her ongoing investigation with the Department of Child Services is going to take longer than originally expected.  HollywoodLife.com spoke with Ann Houseworth of the DCS in Indiana, who told us the 30-day assessment phase has been prolonged because of “extenuating circumstances.”

Amber found herself in the middle of a DCS investigation when she was filmed (the clip was subsequently aired to a national audience on MTV’s Teen Mom) striking her boyfriend, Gary Shirley, while her baby, Leah, was sitting at her feet.

One of the stipulations of an extenuating circumstance in a DCS investigation is when investigators are unable to interview all parties involved. Since there is a film and production crew, it’s possible that investigators are having a hard time interviewing all the parties involved under the original 30-day assessment.

Ann told us, “We will do our due diligence to interview all parties involved in the allegations. There is no official time frame for the investigation at this point in time.”

— Jessica Finn

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