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Unfortunately, child protective services is your only recourse. Grandparents do not have the right to petition a court to find that a child’s parents are unfit … child protective services does that. Of course, if there is actually abuse or illegal activity, then you ask the police to investigate. The police cannot petition to have the parents found unfit, but the police can certainly have an impact on child protective services. In other words, if you tell child protective services of the abuse and drug use, then your results may be mixed. But if the police tell child protective services that they’re actively investigating abuse or illegal drug use, then child protective services will probably be more apt to investigate with a fine toothed comb. So, my suggestion is to tell child protective services and the police to see if they’ll investigate.
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