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Category: CPS

The Role of an Ad Litem in a Custody Case

The Role of an Ad Litem in a Custody Case

 Ad litem in a Texas Family Law case is unfortunately not a commonly discussed topic. You could be reading articles and finding information about child support, child custody, property division and many other common issues related to Texas family law. However, finding information about the Ad Litem in a Texas Family Law case is pretty […]

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What You Should Know About Protective Orders and Name Changes

What You Should Know About Protective Orders and Name Changes

Protective orders and name changes are some of the things that a party could want in a family law case. It is commonly needed when certain actions from a spouse or partner necessitate a request for protective orders from the court. This is pretty common in the presence of family violence. Family violence is basically […]

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Grandparent Involvement in a CPS Case

Grandparent Involvement in a CPS Case

  A CPS case can be one of the toughest family law case an attorney has to handle. It can be really heartbreaking, at the same time frustrating. From the point of view of the child, it is alleged that he or she is a victim of neglect or abuse at the hands of people […]

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Texas CPS Investigations

Texas CPS Investigations

  It is an unfortunate fact that some children in Texas suffer from neglect and abuse, which is why CPS in Texas is important. CPS stands for Child Protective Services and it mainly takes on cases where children go through abuse and neglect in the hands of adults and their caregivers. The primary purpose of […]

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A Comprehensive Guide to Parenting After Your Divorce

A Comprehensive Guide to Parenting After Your Divorce

Parenting after your divorce can undoubtedly be stressful. There are changes that you’ve never dreamed you’d ever have to deal with but now you are expected to deal with them one by one. Life after divorce without kids is difficult enough but the adjustments you’d have to face when you have kids is even worse. […]

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Everything You Need To Know About CPS in Texas

Everything You Need To Know About CPS in Texas

There are many situations that might lead CPS in Texas to take your child into their possession. CPS stands for Child Protection Services, and according to the Texas Family Code, it has the authority to handle investigations regarding neglect and abuse against children. CPS in Texas will carry out investigations when there are signs and allegations […]

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2017 Court Appointed Family Advocates Advanced CLE

2017 Court Appointed Family Advocates Advanced CLE

October 27, 2017 – all day UT Thompson Center Includes morning refreshments, lunch, afternoon snack, and parking! 6.25 credit hours; 2.5 ethics Cost: $110 for Austin Bar Association CAFA Section Members $135 for non-members of the Austin Bar Association CAFA Section   Presentations Include: Legislative Update Case Law Update Drafting and Setting Motions Using the […]

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CPS Parent Resource Guide Part 15: Managing Your Resources & Case Planning:

CPS Parent Resource Guide Part 15:  Managing Your Resources & Case Planning:

Managing Your Resources & Case Planning   The most important thing to remember is that with the amount of information to keep track of in a CPS case, you must write everything down! You know by now how complicated a CPS case is, it is imperative that everything is written down.   The goal is […]

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CPS Parent Resource Guide Part 14: Moving Forward

CPS Parent Resource Guide Part 14: Moving Forward

  How to Move Forward If Your Child Is Not Coming Home   First and foremost, remember that you are not alone in this matter. Losing a child is the hardest thing a parent could go through, whether you voluntarily agree to give up your parental rights, or you go to court and a judge […]

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CPS Parent Resource Guide Part 13: Special Topics Part 3

CPS Parent Resource Guide Part 13: Special Topics Part 3

Parents Who Are Undocumented Immigrants   The most important thing to remember is the CPS (child protective services) does not deport parents or their children. CPS is not an immigration agency of the United States. Children and their families are given the benefits, protection, and care of CPS whether or not they are here legally. […]

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