This should be used anytime after the first time you go to court to hear your plea. After your plea hearing they will schedule a “Fact Finding Hearing, jurisdictional hearing, or a Adjudication Hearing. This is where you can have witnesses, documents and other ways to prove your innocence of abuse or neglect.
The “Statement of Objections and Corrections to the Report of the Social Worker” (or Child Welfare Caseworker, or Psychologist) should be typed, edited for spelling and grammar, and when perfect, given to your attorney.
Most court appointed attorneys want to keep you on the conveyor belt so that they can make more money. Their job for the good of the tribe is to not allow you to speak. You will need to be brave and speak, but in a legal way. Ask your attorney for a copy of the caseworkers report to the court. It is your right as a party to the case to have one. The second you get to see it, look for ANY mistakes that you can find or omissions of truth, or outright lies and begin to write your own objections and corrections.