Q: Hey so my father in law has full sole custody of my niece. the mother signed her over cause it was either my father in
law gets it or oe adoption she chose him . She thinks that she can get her back if she goes to the court and she gets vitiation rights. But she is drug attic has no place for this child. will she be able to get her back. and she also lost her first child also to cps and drugs. you can look her name up and find on online
A: It seems unlikely if she has an untreated drug problem and no proper housing for the child.
A: Were her rights terminated or did she simply sign over custody in court memorialized in a custody order? Parents’ rights to custody off their child is supreme to anyone provided she shows it’s in the best interest of the child and if there has been a change in circumstances (assuming her rights were not terminated). If she does not have a treatment plan to get clean, proper accommodations and Shea’s not improving her situation and the likelihood of success on modification is very low. She should consult with the family law attorney to discuss what steps she should take that will put her in the best position to make a modification viable.
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