pleaston hill police detained my 5 yr old based on my exs' lies, no investigation was done, my 5 yr old is in foster care, Imy ex did this cause I refused to reconcile with him. My ex has a lengthy criminal history. I did not go to court and my rights were taken I've ben in severe depression, and I want to fight now
Missing a Court date is NEVER an option. When you miss a court date, you are throwing away your rights. You are also sending a message to the Judge that you are irresponsible, possibly suffering from mental illness, perhaps don't care, perhaps are too strung out on drugs to make it to Court, and that you are avoiding court for some reason.
You don't know if an investigation was done, because you did not show up to court, and did not read the report that was submitted to the Judge at the time of the hearing.
If your rights have not been terminated, you can get yourself together, and comply with the Court orders. I have no doubt that the Court ordered you to comply with a number of things such as a) parenting class; B) counseling; C) monitored visiation; d)drug testing.
Contact your lawyer (you were apointed a lawyer) and find out what you have to do to get your child back. You should be thinking of "compliance" not "fighting" You threw away your chance to fight when you didn't show up. Take responsibility for your part in this terrible situation. You have an ex who is a criminal, and you did not "fight" when you should have. Hopefully, you have not yet thrown away your chance to comply.
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