Help, I just got arrested for dui, will it affect me trying to get back custody of my kids?

Heather - posted on 10/27/2014 ( 1 mom has responded )

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I just a dui my first, 3 months ago I lost custody of my two kids because of a domestic violence charge it was dropped, I was told to attend alcohol and dv classes which I'm currently in. Will this affect getting back full custody??

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Jodi - posted on 10/28/2014

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Given you have already lost custody of your children, it could affect your chances of getting them back. You didn't just lose them because of a domestic violence charge, you lost them because you have a problem with alcohol.....and you just proved you still DO have a problem with alcohol. I would suggest you not only attend an alcohol class, but consider giving it up altogether because you clearly can't control it. Find a local AA. And see a counsellor. Both of those things will be a step in the right direction.

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