Active Law Group – Blog 2
How Drug Use Can Impact Orange County, California Child Custody Cases
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We will be addressing a number of articles over our coming posts. Topics which we will look at include:
- The process of requesting a change of child custody due to drug abuse
- Conducting discovery in such a case
- How Courts often handle cases
which involve“harder” drugs such as methamphetamine, heroin, cocaine, etc.
- How Family Law Judges may address matters in which a parent is using marijuana
These are important topics for several reasons. First, it is important to understand the process of modifying custody so that you can have realistic expectations when meeting with counsel. Second, the discovery process can be used to show whether there has been a
If you believe that your child’s other parent is using illegal narcotics then it is important to contact counsel as soon as possible. A Judge can order the other parent to take a drug test. The longer you wait to go to Court, therefore, means that the other parent will have a greater amount of time to “clean up” before having to take such a test. Also, and most importantly, your
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