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You have a right to care for your child, unless your child is at risk of harm in your care. You will need to work hard to resolve your family problems and get through your case success fully. Remember that you have a right to present your side of the case and to have a lawyer represent you. Remember also that DYFS must provide services to help you keep your child, or reunite with your child. Most of all, remember that what you do from now on will be a major factor in determining the outcome of your case.

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