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If My Child’s Other Parent is Using Drugs, How Do I Protect My Child in California?

If you are concerned that your child’s other parent is not providing a safe environment for your child while the child is in the custody of that parent, it is important for your child that you make an effort to protect him or her. However, it is important to remember that a custody order cannot be changed simply because you do not agree with what your child’s other parent is allowing while the child is spending time with that parent; the actions of the other parent will need to put the child in danger, or not be in the best interests of the child in order for the custody order to be successfully modified through the court.
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