My older sister (27yrs old) has and 11 month old son and I don’t believe he is safe with her. She is homeless (staying with different guys ) , unemployed, and mentally unstable in my opinion. She told me that she believed her friend’s older son Tyler did something to my nephew sexually. She then told me she has dark thoughts and believes if she kills him it will stop other people from hurting him. She has a bad temper me and other family members have seen her pull and yank on him. When we refused to give him back to her she called the police. We told the officers everything and they still made us give him back. I’m only 19 and I’m a sophomore in college. I have a full time job and I already buy everything he needs because she can’t. What should I do?
Contact a local attorney. This sounds like something DHS or CPS needs to be contacted about. Nobody ever wants that, but if she is not taking care of the child, and has made those types of threats, based on what you’ve said, his life may be at risk. Please contact a local attorney and get some advice ASAP. I can’t advise you properly on this forum without being retained. I’m sorry. Good luck.
Mr. Noel is CORRECT. You should contact an experienced family law attorney immediately. Do NOT delay. These are serious allegations that require immediate action. CPS probably needs to get involved so that an immediate Youth Court proceeding can be had to remove the child from the mother's care.
Your post sets out facts that involve abuse, potentially neglect, and a mother who is in crisis.
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I agree with both attorneys. You just need to call the DHS hotline and/or go by the DHS office and talk with a worker.
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