Q: Does a parent have to comply with cps for a new born child. Cps is questioning if parent is capable of caring for child?
Parent has a case in AZ she's in process of getting her child back. She has moved to California to get better.Now when she first came out she did test dirty for drugs but has been clean for remaining pregnancy. And did not test dirty after giving birth.Does she have to comply with cps....,?
A: My questions to you are: What is the alternative? Who is asking you to complete that? Probably it is a Certified Social Worker from the DCFS. If you refuse to comply, what is the likely result? Very probably the case will be monitored by the DCFS and you may end up in Juvenile Dependency Court. You have to weigh your options and the likely consequences in making your decision as to whether you will comply.
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