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If cps takes tempory custody of a child do they have to notify the non custodial parent right away

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my daughter was taken by cps on friday they asked for her dads number to notify him about it but has not called him i want to know if there is a time period that they need to notify him i have already told him about it but they have not called him

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I do not know the time frame on that. I know they have to notify the custodial parent immediately; with the noncustodial parent, I don't think it has the same urgency, therefore they likely will make attempts to contact the noncustodial parent once the custodial parent has been notified.

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