who would I contact if I am having a problem with Department of Human Services. They were told by someone who has a grudge against me that I was using drugs. I have a history but have been clean for several years. DHS made me wear a patch and when it was removed they told me it was positive for Meth which is impossible. So they took my kids. I have been told that the patches have a 40 % false positive rate and I was never shown a report of any kind, I am suppose to take them at there word. Now they are telling me I have to go to inpatient treatment and lie to them and say I have a big problem using in order to get my kids back.
If I'm understanding your situation correctly, it sounds like DHS has filed a CINA petition, and has removed your children from your care based on your alleged drug use. My advice to you is to get an attorney who practices juvenile law (if you haven't had one appointed yet). Your lawyer can look into contesting either the removal (if it's not too late), or the adjudication, if there is other evidence available (perhaps a different form of drug screening). Only a lawyer who has access to the case files will be able to tell you what can or can't be done. But yes, so long as DHS believes you are using, they will keep your kids away from you and expect you to comply with whatever they request.
Contact a family law / CINA attorney as soon as possible. You need proper representation in the difficult case.
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