Q: What can I do if my child's other parent has an unsafe home?
My ex's girlfriend has her sister living with them, and has been arrested for things like terrorist threats to a family member. Her ex who I've been informed shot her ( along with a couple of retaliation against police officers arrests), has been with them including my son's baseball events and even in their home while my son has been there. Apparently the cops were at the house last week and he made threats to them all. My concerns are the substances my son is and has been around, and I don't want my son to be caught in a situation where he gets hurt or worse killed. My eight year is now telling me that he is seeing illicit substances and explaining them. He has told me he has seen his dad pointing a gun at someone as well. I'm very concerned. I have previously contacted CPS and they basically walk in and walk out. What can I do?
A: You can file a Petition to Modify the prior order.
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A: CPS is not going to help in this type of situation. If you feel your child is in danger it is your responsibility to modify the current court order to provide for a safe environment for your son.
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