Our daughter was taken by Georgia dfacs because me and my wife refused a drug test because we had been we had been trough this with them before they have turned our lives inside out on several occasions based on some one calling and making false claims this time we have a friend of my 18 old son staying with us and refusing to leave unless we evict him which we are in process of doing after he was arrested for meth the police say we can't force him to leave or stop his company from coming to our house so we make them stay in the room he uses and away from our 9 year old daughter dfacs and police are holding us responsible for all if them even though we are powerless under the law to control any of it when someone called and made false claims they came out and wanted me and my wife to take drug tests after having gone trough this for a year a while back we said no you know enough about us already go after those who are a problem and they removed our daughter on probable cause. When we were to have a 72 hour hearing we awoke to our car having been stolen and called police the car was returned but not in time to make court whom we called and explained the situation to know dfacs
Parts of your post are confusing.
The parts I can make out say that you refused a drug test, a really bad move, especially with a meth user in your home. That is a guarantee of getting DFCS to take a child. There is no reason, unless you know you will fail, to refuse a drug test. That bad decision is exactly why you HAVE to get a lawyer if you ever want to have a chance to get custody again. Refusing drug tests, violating a case plan and not having a lawyer are three almost guaranteed "fails."
You didn't ask a question, but it is absolutely necessary that you get counsel. Do it today.
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You are entitled to representation in a dependency case, so, if you cannot afford counsel, you can apply for court appointed counsel. You should have an adjudication hearing coming up. Missing the 72 hour hearing is not great, but missing the adjudication hearing could be catastrophic. Go the juvenile court clerk's office in the county where you reside and ask them for information about a public defender. Ask them for the court date for the adjudication hearing as well. Good luck to you.
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