My husband and I are divorcing. My closest relative is my brother, and he has a drug problem that he is getting help with and is currently not using, but he is going to a methodone clinic. My husband knows, and we had one drawer of his junk left over from our old place and he found an old box of needles in it. The dresser was in the garage no where near the inside of the home. Since we are divorcing he continuously threaten to take emergency custody of our daughter, so she cannot spend the night with me. He is still living in the house, but threatens to take her to his moms every day. He says it is unsafe because I allow my brother to come over. Then he says he is in fear i will kidnap our daughter and take her to my reservation in N.CAL and he'll never see her again. I have another son, whos father lives in the bay area, and have a good job. It is all very unreasonable and ridiculous to me. The needles is the only thing I am afraid of affecting me, however he supposedly had a drug sniffing dog come to the house and it came back clean. - I think he is lying about that but who knows.
Whether or not your brother has a drug problem, and whether or not he has left his paraphernalia in your house *might* be a problem for you, but the problems that you're dealing with run deeper than that.
Given what your husband is doing and saying, you had better consult with an experienced family law attorney as soon as possible, because he's definitely got something up his sleeve.
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