she came back a week later and said she never saw this before but the lab said there was a error, said not my fault, feeling like this is harassment, im going to 30 weeks of anger management classes, like I was ordered, first if it was court ordered wouldnt I have to sign something, I dont know if it was court ordered, and when can I say enough is enough, proved im cleaned every test now a error after taking a chunk out of my hair
If you don't have an attorney hire one now so he or she can run interference between you an DYFS and, if necessary bring your issues before a judge hire an experience defense attorney with dealing with DYFS .
Sounds like you could use the help of a local Burlington lawyer to help resolve this. Avvo has a great lawyer finder tool to locate an attorney. Good luck.
Court-ordered services provided by DYFS, such as a hair follicle test for drug testing or anger management classes should be followed. Failure to submit to drug test would seem suspicious and can result in termination of parental rights, although not automatic. Without a court order, DYFS cannot compel you to participate in drug testing for substance abuse. That being said, if you do not cooperate, DYFS can request a court order to investigate. Essentially, DYFS is performing an investigation to determine if you are using drugs.
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Get a copy of the Court order setting forth the conditions you have to abide by and follow them. Don't do anything dumb on your own.
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Sounds like you have nothing to hide so why buck DYFS. Last test I saw was not a chunk of hair. If they are taking chunks that is a different story.
It sounds like you are complying, but it is making you angry to comply (understandably) - and DYFS is seeing that you are angry, and it is making for a lot of difficulty for you. Is it possible for you to use an attorney to keep them from acting without cause to repeat what they are doing, and to get them to move on to what they need to consider for you?
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consult an experienced defense attorney about DYFS conduct, and to deal with them possible applications to the court may be necessary to stop this
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