By chance I did a Jugendamt google search, and a ton of truly horrifying results came up.

They mostly belonged to three categories:

- Jugendamt taking away children from parents almost without reason, given that a child makes 8K euro/month to the Jugendamt (giving work to all parties involved)

- Foreign parents being routinely ignored and abused by courts, which make their decisions exclusively upon hearing Jugendsamt and not parents

- Foreign parents being stripped of their parental rights and/or arrested when trying to work out divorce agreements with the German ex-spouse.

Since the reports are horrific beyond imagination, I am starting to doubt starting a family in Germany...