Painted Post, NY asked in Gov & Administrative Law, Family Law and Business Law for New York

Q: If my 4 yr old grandson stated his two uncles made him drink beer is that grounds to be removed from my daughters home

My grandson has told his other grandmother that he tasted beer that his uncles forced him to drink beer she went and did a show cause and the judge granted her temp custody. Child protection came and looked around and said nothing seemed like it was unsafe . How can a judge just take my grandson from his mother over just a little boys tales?

1 Lawyer Answer

Kristen Epifania

Answered
  • New York, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: Forcing a child to drink beer can certainly be considered endangering the welfare of a child and can thus be a basis for the petition.

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