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Can a mother be in trouble if someone else calls cps on the father?

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Lynne M.

Asked by Lynne M. at 8:52 PM on Oct. 2, 2013 in General Parenting

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  • depends on the situation and the outcome of the investigation.
    But_Mommie

    Answer by But_Mommie at 8:53 PM on Oct. 2, 2013

  • Yes, depending on what is happening, the mother can be charged with neglect if she is not protecting her child.

    JeremysMom

    Answer by JeremysMom at 8:53 PM on Oct. 2, 2013

  • Yes and if she know something is wrong and needs to be reported she should get introuble, kids should be her first concern!
    luvmygrandgirl

    Answer by luvmygrandgirl at 9:00 PM on Oct. 2, 2013

  • yes, if they live together
    fiatpax

    Answer by fiatpax at 9:11 PM on Oct. 2, 2013

  • With the little info that you provided, there's no telling. Good luck.
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 9:14 PM on Oct. 2, 2013

  • Yes. 1: if the mother knows that the father(even if she does not live with him) is harming her child or neglecting it and does nothing about it. 2: if she is living in the home with the father and he poses a risk to the child and she refuses to leave(such as he is abusing her) then she can lose the child.
    tntmom1027

    Answer by tntmom1027 at 11:20 PM on Oct. 2, 2013

  • Do they live in the same home? Was the mother present or had evidence of what ever was being called in? If she did not come forward and it is threatening/ harming her child, yes she can. She is an accomplice.
    Dardenella

    Answer by Dardenella at 11:34 PM on Oct. 2, 2013

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