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So what is the reason they removed the child from your care if the mother was reported for abuse and you tested clean for drug use? What about your son, does he still have rights to the child?
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If that second claim was unfounded and you tested clean, there is no basis to keep the child from you. Your son, who is the father, is going to need to file a motion for custody with the court and is going to have to take this matter of court to get custody back and then you can get the rights to the child again as part of his motion. CPS is the most incompetent, negligent and abusive bunch of social workers you will ever deal with, they have no legal right to remove a child when a claim is not substantiated, especially with a clean drug test, but they do it all the time and the only way to get the child back is they force you to get an attorney and file in court to prove that they are lying or making up evidence and have removed the child for no valid reason.
Unfortunately, these DHS social workers are pretty much entrusted with this power, which they do often abuse as in this case. There is no way to protect yourself from allegations because they have to investigate any allegations I am afraid. All you can do is protect yourself with the truth and the evidence against the mother.