Trinidad, CO asked in Family Law, Adoption and Child Custody for Colorado

Q: can CPS take your kids and place them in foster care with nothing other than assumptions?

They took my kids all because they assumed that they werent with my mom, they literally tailed my mom and followed her and they couldnt see my kids through tinted windows. When they did come in contact with my mom, she had them with her, but because she was in my neighborhood (1 block away mind you), they questioned what was she doing around the area. Not being court ordered but only because they told her she cant have any contact with me or there mom idk y. They came to my kids school to remove them and place them in foster care the next day. What can i do? They cant do that can they?

1 Lawyer Answer
Sabra M. Janko
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  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Colorado Springs, CO
  • Licensed in Colorado

A: If CPS determines that the children may be in danger, they can place them in foster care. You will have an opportunity in the course of the investigation to explain why you. believe they were not in danger.

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