You need to prove that you did not abuse your son. Explain what happened. The court may ask you to take anger management cases and you should be willing to do anything they ask. You should consult a local attorney to go with you for court because they know the judges and what to expect which will help you decide how to present your case and how to avoid any convictions.
What are my rights regarding family court. Does it make a difference if I hire a lawyer rather than a court appointed lawyer. Do I have any rights? Based on my interactions with ISS and DFAX I feel like I am being stereotyped and manipulated. I live in an urban setting but have a masters, a job related to social work and am in the process of trying to receive government funding for a women's group home. I have been told that I am at risk due to my vulnerability as a mother and am not protecting myself against the system. Also, when ISS visited my home, they questioned my son privately. I live in Missouri and i have a court date August 3rd. A lot of the details of my case seem shady, but I am to close to differentiate whats reasonable.
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