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The mother tested positive for drugs and social services took the baby. My brother is the father of the child and being ask for random drug test. What are our options to get the baby back from social services? This is California.
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Why did Social Services not contact your brother and give him custody of his child?

Is there a custody case pending with the Court?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
They did contact my brother but they did not give the baby back to him either. They want him to go thru drug testing since the mother tested positive as well as the baby

Thank you for the information.

He needs to file Motion with the Court to force CPS to give him custody of his child. If he has no substance abuse problem, I do not see why CPS should be demanding that he take a drug test in order to get custody of his child.

The Motion would be filed at the Courthouse in the County where the mother and child reside. He can obtain Motion form at the Courthouse in the Clerk's office or online. Click here to find the proper Courthouse.

Goodluck with the case,

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