Unfortunately, CPS in Florida is one of the most powerful CPS units in the country and there have been people battling with them for years even when there was no injury to a child. You will need to be persistent and ready for a long battle with them. CPS has broad authority and the courts usually bow to the opinion of CPS. If you have the best defense lawyer you can get, then you will need to trust him. You should be using experts to prove that the injury or death to the child was not your fault and the death was from natural causes. However, even with experts, CPS still holds all of the cards and you are in for an extremely long battle. I am sorry that I could not give you more positive information, but if you check around, you will find thousands of people just like you in Florida trying to fight CPS and they are all having the same problems.
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