HiCustomer Thank you for asking your question on JustAnswer. The other Experts and I are working on your answer. By the way, it would help us to know:-Who suspects the person of the abuse?
Did the police file a complaint or an individual?
Please explain the circumstances.Thank you again for trusting us with your problem. Please reply as soon as possible so that we can finish answering your question.
Dear JACUSTOMER - Obviously I can't read the minds of the people at CPS so I can't say "why" they did not remove the child since they have the discretion as to removal based on their investigation. If the child has a history of "crying wolf" or being deceptive it certainly would be part of their consideration but generally they err on the side of caution in these situations by removing the child and then getting to the bottom of the problem.
A school nurse is a credible witness and is independent of any family in fighting so I would assume he or she would be taken seriously.
All I can tell you is that if CPS is involved they should be doing a complete investigation of the entire case and they must feel the child is safe at this point because in my experience they tend to over react rather than leave the child in a dangerous situation.
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