Q: Ocs just overturned a substantiated finding of neglect. Can I now regain full custody as per the custody order?
My live-in boyfriend is still in the appeal process for a substantiated sexual abuse finding with "no further intervention"
Is it ok to bring my daughter back into the home without the worry of ocs?
The overturned neglect finding was for me.
A: This is a delicate area, in the sense that the consequences of a mis-step can be grave. I think any lawyer would hesitate to say yes or no without a thorough discussion of the facts and a review of the OCS paperwork. Even then, OCS can be unpredictable in how they interpret their actions and policies, so solid answers may be hard to get. The safest thing would be to hold of on bringing your daughter back to the home until you have a clear OK in writing from OCS.
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