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How do I get custody of my children again?

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Two years ago I was at my now ex’s house with my two children when a raid took place for marijuana. I was clueless to the fact that he was growing marijuana in the garage. CPS was called and kids were taken. It has been a hopeless battle for me with false hope after me doing everything and more than was told to do I went to a very strict four days a week drug program, was drug tested three times a week, rehab, eventually rented my own apartment. I jumped through all the hoops. The father was asked to attend parenting classes and was granted full physical custody. We both share joint custody and I see my son four days out of the month and he controls everything and threatens that he doesn’t have to let me see him at all. I have not had a fair chance at all. I need help, even my criminal charges are the same as what he was charged with and I was just a guest that stayed the night at his residence.


If you have completed your rehabilitation program, are currently sober and have been keeping up with your court ordered visitation time, you will want to file an Order to Show Cause motion to modify the current custody and visitation order.  Given the complexities of your case, it would probably be in your best interest to consult with an attorney.


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