Thursday, June 25, 2009

Mom, after 13 beers, can't recover custody of kids

A reader sends this story as advice about what not to do before a child custody evaluation:
FORT SMITH, Ark. - A mother who drank 13 beers before a psychological evaluation failed to recover custody of her three young children despite claiming she wasn't drunk because she "can drink like a fish." The woman wanted to get the children back from her husband's stepmother.

The Arkansas Court of Appeals rejected her Wednesday, citing addictions, frequent absences and criminal activity to support her habits. It said the woman made no meaningful efforts to restructure her life.
The article gives no explanation for the husband not having the kids.

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