does the foster parent have the right to tell the parent when they can see thier child?

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    This isn't a yes or no question, even if some people seem to think it is.   It depends on the existing court order, what the judge says, what the social worker or child advocate recommends, and in some limited cases with an older child, what the child wants.   In most places, if the child has been removed from parents for abuse or worse, the parents may not even be allowed to know where the child is.  In other cases, regularly scheduled meetings are set up.  Why are you asking?  That matters, too.

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  • 1 month ago

    Not really sure but they shouldn't be too pushy or rude its a toygh situation but if they insist on getting slapped deny the parents or don't.

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  • 1 month ago

    Depends on the court order.  In general, they do have SOME control over it, because it's their house. Not to mention, it's not unheard of for a child to be in foster care because their parent lost all rights forever.  

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  • LizB
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    To an extent, yes. If the agreement states that the biological parent can have visitation, then the foster parent has to abide by the agreement. BUT the bio-parent generally can't just drop by whenever they want, that can be far too disruptive to the family and confusing to the child. Also if the foster parent has reason to believe the child may not be safe around the bio-parent (ie, bio-parent shows up drunk or high, or gives indications that they might be preparing to flee), then it's the foster parent's job to protect the child and contact an appropriate authority to deal with the situation.

    • linkus86
      Lv 7
      1 month agoReport

      And the court order/agreement usually has social services involved in any visitation.

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    What does the agreement state?

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  • 1 month ago

    No that's set by the judge

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  • 1 month ago

    Yes, they do have that right.

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  • 1 month ago

    Uh no that only if an agreement has been made

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  • Jill
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    No. Social Services (in most places) decides if/when the biological parent has any visitation and how often but there might be some consultation with the foster parent/s regarding the child's schedule. 

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  • 1 month ago

    I would hope so. If I were a foster parent and there is a schedule of school, homework and activities for child, don't show up without an agreed upon time, or place.

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