2+ mo ago I was issued a warrant for my arrest and a week later I was on the Valleys most wanted. That same night I called my daughter like normal and she wasn't home, but the worker for our case called me a few mins later telling me I'm not allowed to talk on the phone or even continue with visits with my daughter anymore because of the warrant. Dec 19 is the termination of rights hearing and I haven't seen or heard from the S. Worker since.
Sounds bad. Have you cleared the warrant? If not, you need to retain an attorney and get the warrant handled. YES, they could stop your reunification plan--especially if you're headed for jail.
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This sounds like a very serious situation. I do believe that you need an attorney to assist you. If your criminal warrant has not been dealt with you are subject to arrest at any time. If CPS is trying to terminate your parental rights you could lose all contact with your daughter. You need to make sure that your interests are being protected.
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It will be difficult and in fact impossible to comply with a reunification plan from jail. You need an attorney to help you with the warrant and with dealing with the termination of rights hearing. The State will have attornies for both and you need to as well.
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