Substance abuse and drug addiction are issues that affect many Massachusetts families. According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, more than 24 million Americans are currently suffering from some form of drug or alcohol addiction. This is an issue that affects people of every background – including parents.
Suspected substance abuse and/or illicit drug use could become an issue in a child custody or child visitation case. In certain circumstances, a Massachusetts family court may order drug testing of a parent. Massachusetts family courts are tasked with protecting the best interests of children.
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If you are suspect of your child’s parent engaging in drug use, contact the Law Offices of Renee Lazar at 978-844-4095 to schedule a FREE one hour no obligation consultation to learn how to proceed.