I'm very sorry about your situation, but I have some good news that might help you.
The courts decide who gets custody based on the rule of thumb of "what is in the best interest of the child
." This means who does the child relate to the most, who can provide the most stable environment, who can better support him financially, will the child have to switch schools, etc.
If he doesn't even have his own place, that's already a big minus for him. Also, if you think he does drugs, you can petition the court to have him take a mandatory drug screening before the court decides.
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