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It is important to have these tests taken quickly after they are granted. A drug test should also be taken at a reputable facility where the results are admissible in court.
In some cases, the loss of custody or visitation rights due to drug use can be modified. Based on the facts, some judges are sometimes willing to modify parenting plans when parents can show that they have changed and are now fit to have custody or visitation rights. Completion of drug or alcohol rehabilitation programs, acknowledgment of past behavior, multiple passed drug tests, and other evidence of change in behavior are all ways for individuals to show the court that they should be granted more custodial rights to their children.
To read more on this topic, you can read our article titled: How Doing Drugs Can Sink Your Custody Case.
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Courts make custody and visitation decisions based on what is best for the children. If drug testing is an issue in your child custody matter, Stange Law Firm, PC can help you to ensure that your children and your parental rights are protected. Our law firm is prepared to assist you with a wide variety of domestic relations matters.
If you have questions about setting up drug tests in family court, please contact us online or by phone to arrange a consultation with one of our experienced attorneys. We serve clients throughout Missouri, Illinois, Kansas, Oklahoma, Nebraska, and Indiana in cities such as St. Louis, Chicago, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Springfield, Columbia, Wichita, Topeka, Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Omaha, Lincoln, and beyond.