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Catch and Release: The New World of CPS Investigation

I can’t make this stuff up. Because Texas CPS has implemented what I call a “catch and release” policy when investigating allegations of child abuse or neglect, stories of CPS investigations like [...]

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Bad Removals: When CPS gets it Wrong

What’s it like when your children are taken from you by CPS and placed into foster care?  After 25 years of helping families survive the trauma of a CPS removal, I still don’t really [...]

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Is There Food In Your Pantry? Getting Ready For Your CPS Home Study

Grandparents and other family members who intervene in pending custody cases brought by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services must prepare themselves for a home study. While you [...]

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Our Approach To CPS May Save Your Family

After being sharply criticized in federal court for its practice of removing children on scant evidence, we thought Texas CPS would adopt a more measured approach when responding to child abuse [...]

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Child Protection Or Family Selection?

How Texas CPS stacks the Deck Is the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (“CPS”) only concerned with the protection of children, or does the Agency enter into alliances with foster [...]

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Behind Enemy Lines: What Is CPS Telling Their Lawyers?

The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services has published an online practice guide for attorneys representing CPS in Texas. This guide can also be a valuable resource for families [...]