Covington, KY asked in Criminal Law, Family Law, Child Custody and Domestic Violence for Kentucky

Q: I want to have my child's father removed from my home by the police will they automatically call cps to report this?

I was told by a friend anytime a police report is made against a couple with children cps is automatically called and a report is made. I desperately want him removed due to his constant verbal and emotional abuse but I do not want the stress of having cps involved as I have heard the many horrer stories. My daughter is happy, healthy, a type 1 diabetic who needs special care which I am the main provider, and very much taken care of. He is a good father but a horrible spouse what can I do without dealing with cps when I do not deserve it?

2 Lawyer Answers
Leland Hulbert
Leland Hulbert
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY
  • Licensed in Kentucky

A: A court can order CPS intervention or a police can contact CPS if they feel that it is necessary because a child is in dange. However, there are other options that typically do not involve CPS. If you file an emergency protective order/EPO against your husband if he is violent or making threats against you or the child he could be removed from the home temporarily. You also the option of filing for divorce and negotiating an agreement where he no longer lives in the home. These two options typically don’t involve CPS.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY
  • Licensed in Kentucky

A: Take snd EPO against the child’s father snd have him removed that way.

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