The father of my (at the time) 2 year old, failed 10 court-ordered drug tests in 6 months (all were 'diluted') and then disappeared for 10 months while my fiance and I raised my son. All of the sudden he's Houdini and reappeared (only after getting notice in another state for a trial-readiness hearing). He owes $14,000 in back support and I have declarations from his old girlfriends and roommates that he is a neglectful and emotionally abusive parent. The judge ordered an evaluation (including a fingernail scraping drug test) and he failed to show up or reschedule it. He travels 2 hours to pick up our son on Sat. mornings and 2 hours to drop him off Sun. morning every other week. A child psychologist evaluated my son and 'officially' says his dad is detrimental to his emotional health.
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