Hi, does a social worker have the right ...

Asked by TanyaS on 21-11-2019 09:36:39
Question posted in the Family Law category relating to Gauteng
Question value: R 0.00

Hi, does a social worker have the right and power to overide an court order when partial parental rights have been suspended. The father is to submit a drug test once a week per court order which he as last done 2 months ago. It has also been recommended by the recent Family Court report that the father undergoes a phycological evaluation but this could not be implemented by court order as not all the relevant persons were present at the last 2 court appearances. He currently has supervised visits every second Friday at the social workers offices under the supervision of the social worker. I am now forced to hand the kids to him on Sunday for the day under the supervision of his girlfriend at their own place of residence. The social worker has not agreed to do a residential inspection as promised yesterday before the visitation this Sunday. What are my rights? Do I have the right not to let the kids go on Sunday?

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