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Good evening,Do you legally have to cooperate? No. Despite what they might tell you, there is no law that says you have to participate in an investigation or cooperate, unless court ordered to. But before you go dismissing them, think of how this might look if it ended up in front of a judge and you weren't cooperative? On the other hand, if the allegation is that you are using drugs, but you don't, that's easy enough to disprove. They'll likely want you to submit to a drug test. They may talk to other people in your household, or your children (if old enough) to ask if anyone has seen you using drugs. Assuming that everything comes back negative, the matter should be closed.
And I can appreciate where you're coming from, and as I said, nothing legally obligates you to cooperate with child services, unless a court makes you. So if you want to refuse, that's your right. I can't advise you what to do -I'm not your lawyer, and ultimately, even if I was, it's your decision, but I want you to make an informed decision, whatever you decide, and consider that before you make your choice.
The court will order a drug test if if it can be clearly shown the reason for the request. Judges aren't stupid, so one parent merely requesting it without any type of supportive evidence is not likely to be enough for a judge to grant such a request.