West Palm Beach, FL asked in Family Law for Florida

Q: Dcf was called with allegations of drug use in my home . I'm told to go take urine drug test . What r my rights

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Eduardo J. Mejias
Eduardo J. Mejias
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  • Altamonte Springs, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Normally, when DCF pays you a visit, its because the other parent complained of a real or perceived threat to the child(ren)'s welfare. Even worse, the other parent may just be seeking leverage in his/her family law case against you.

Fortunately, unless a judicial order compels you take a drug test, you are not required to do so merely to aid a DCF investigation. However, if you are confident that the results will be negative, it may be worthwhile to self-administer one just to give DCF a good reason to close its investigation. However, I would have to know more about the facts before I can advise you on what to do.

I encourage you to call my office and schedule a free consultation.

Have a great afternoon.

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John Arthur Smitten
John Arthur Smitten
Answered
  • Clearwater, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: You are not required to take a test unless there is some type of court order, you should retain a lawyer right now

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