My SS mom has been under investigation for child abuse and neglect the last couple months. Weeks after her latest court hearing her youngest (2yo) broke his arm. Apparently he feel off the counter.... yay right... I ws wondering when they took him to ER, is the hospital suppose to call CPS?
My SS has been having unexplained bruises. We've been taking pictures for evidence. We live in a state that favors mothers regardless, it's hard for fathers to get custody here. So we are fightign hard.
One day he came with a slightly swollen eye and it was red like someone hit it, we took a picture. He wouldn't tell us what happened. This paste weekend he had a large bruise on his forehead, he told us his mom pinned him down and smacked his head several times. She said she did it because he called her fat. He's only 6.
Last time we called CPS on her which was in April, nothing happened and we figure nothing will happen again this time. We are stuck between a rock and a hard place.
Asked by Anonymous at 4:12 PM on Jun. 26, 2013 in General Parenting
Answer by hibbingmom at 4:23 PM on Jun. 26, 2013
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Answer by Dardenella at 5:17 PM on Jun. 26, 2013
Depends on the area. I had a friend whose family was trying to get a child away from an abusive aunt who was her guardian. The physical and psychological abuse was outrageous. The school and family members filed many reports. The girl had a suicide attempt at thirteen years old. CPS kept defending the aunt, it was like they were an advocate for the guardian not the child. In the end several family members hired two different lawyers to fight for custody. Her guardian was too afraid to show up to court so she relinquished custody.
Answer by RyansMom001 at 9:42 PM on Jun. 26, 2013
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Answer by JanetMonroe1991 at 2:23 PM on Jul. 3, 2013