North Palm Beach, FL asked in Family Law and Domestic Violence for Florida

Q: What happens when dcf asks you to take a drug test and you don't go

Hi Dcf came to my house early in the morning woke me out of my sleep. They had received a complaint about domestic violence in the home with my boyfriend/sons father as the abuser never towards our son just towards me. I have a panic anxiety disorder and being half a sleep they tricked me into signing paperwork to go for a drug test. The next day i wrecked my car and haven't heard from dcf again. Its been about 5 days and i still haven't went for the drug test. I'm wondering what the consequences are for me not taking the drug test and also what there next step will be. Also with the complaint being about my boyfriend why am I being the only one forced to take a drug test when the complaint was about him not me.

Thank your time in advance

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1 Lawyer Answer
John Arthur Smitten
John Arthur Smitten
  • Clearwater, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Unless they have some type of warrant or court order then you are not under any duty to comply. You should hire a lawyer to represent you in the case.

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