My little cousin has become a ward of the state, she had to go to court for an assault charge. Up until now I have been the only one in the family who has supported her, but her Grandmother seems so adamant about destroying her life that she told her caseworker my cousin stabbed me, witch is not true, but now she is not allowed to have any contact with me. I'm sure it could be disproven given the fact that I have no stab wounds, and there is also no medical record of me going to the hospital for being stabbed.
Have you tried telling the caseworker the truth?
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You would need to address the restriction to the authority who put it in place. If it is something included in a case plan through the DFCS case, or juvenile court, you would need to address it at the juvenile court. If your cousin was arrested because of stabbing you, and it is a condition of bond that there is no contact with you, you should tell the victim advocate or prosecutor that it did not happen.
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