Clarksville, TN asked in Family Law, Cannabis & Marijuana Law and Child Custody for Tennessee

Q: If a mom used marijuana and is now going through a custody battle, how likely is she to lose custody? Never married.

I’ve used thc and cps has closed my case after successfully passing random drug screens. I failed the first one but cps still closed the case. How likely is it for I, the mother to lose custody of my 2 year old child? Also, I have proof (pictures and messages of him advertising) of the father selling marijuana, can I use that in court? The pictures were in my daughter’s iPad which is linked to his Apple iPhone. I live in TN and the case worker herself told me that thc use is not a big deal and they never take the child because of it. Also he is now dating a woman who has 4 daughters all older than my daughter, can I use that in court as well?

1 Lawyer Answer
Johnny Quitman Rasberry
Johnny Quitman Rasberry
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Cordova, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: From your question it seems as if there is no current court case. If that is the case, then you are probably fine. If here is a court action currently lodged with the court, then you need to revise your question and add additional detail to allow attorneys to better respond. Good Luck!

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