My daughter is a 2 year meth user, last month i noticed a huge burn mark on her arm and bruises on her butt & back. I called CPS Emergency line they came out within 2 hours and found all our accusations to be true. Because it wasnt a safe environment for her, they put my granddaughter through hair test, sexual abuse test, counseling etc. the hair follicle test came back with high levels of meth both times they tested her. She is homeless, cps gave us power of attorney over her. My daughter refused cps request to take a drug test and go to rehab. She told us we could have our granddaughter she would sign over custody 3 times this week... . I want custody of her because her mother does not want her and i want this to be over. It seems CPS isnt much help she said if my daughter has no direct treat to her and she is safe with us they would not file for custody for us until my daughter showed a threat to her. They made my daughter sign a paper saying she would stay away, i have all the evidence from CPS pictures, interviews with my grandchild etc and many witnesses cant i just file something at our small courthouse to get guardianship or custody? without having to pay for an attn.
A guardianship has very specific requirements and is not something that a non lawyer will likely be successful at filing themselves. There is much more involved than just filing the right forms. You will need an attorney to help make sure it gets done correctly.
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