My name is XXXXX XXXXX problem is my daughter lives here in alabama with her 2 kids. April17 my daughter was rushed to huntsville hospital unconcious.. dhr came in and tool the children and placed them in a foster home. i arrived the next day to get the kids but they said they were going to court to get custody oif them. before they even went to court shouldnt i have been able to get the kids before court even took place. i was at the court hearing and sat outside. there was no reason for them to continue in foster care when i their grandparent was able to watch and takecare of them
Country relating to Question: United States
State (if USA): Alabama
so for the kids are with a foster mom and we see them when they feel like it
Once the court got involved, it requires that you petition for temporary custody. The doctor used standard protocol in contacting social services. If your daughter is conscious and competent, she can petition the court to give you temporary custody until she recovers because you are correct, there is no reason for the children to be in foster care if you are capable of taking care of them.
my question is they went to court around my. i was there and they didnt release the kids to me. they said now they belong to dhr. but i was there before they even went to court. now they are stringing us along making it very difficuit for us to get the kids back. they told me that my fbi file came back and i am unable to have the kids. i did have a record back from 1999 when i went to prison. since then i have been clean of everything. my charges were saling drugs. never any child custudy never social servies ever took my kids
Once social services is involved you are going to need to convince the court that your home is a safer and better environment than where they are currently. You will need to prove that it is in the beat interests of the children.You are not automatically entitled to temporary or legal custody without a court order which may be the source of your confusion and the reason it seems as if your were gone around in the decision process.
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