Renee and Lee say that their son, Chris, and his wife, Jessica, are severe alcoholics
who spend most of their day drunk or passed out. They say after witnessing their behavior and living conditions, they realized their granddaughter was in danger and demanded that the couple sign over guardianship of her to them.TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Outrageous behavior?
Chris and Jessica say Renee and Lee “stole” their daughter from them. They insist that they are “great” parents
and deserve to have custody of their daughter. However, after watching footage of a day in their life
captured by Dr. Phil
cameras, the couple says they realize their behavior has become “really bad.” But are they ready to extend the guardianship agreement with Jim and Lee and allow the grandparents to raise their daughter for another year?WATCH: A Powerful Message To Young Parents Who Admit They Are Severe Alcoholics
In the video above, Dr. Charles Sophy, adult and child psychiatrist and director of the Department of Child and Family Services in Los Angeles, warns the family what will happen if Renee and Lee allow Chris and Jessica to have their daughter back. Do Chris and Jessica think they are capable of raising the little girl at this point? See their decision in the video above.
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