Submitted by Greg Housewirth on Mon, 01/28/2013
Submitted by Greg Housewirth on Thu, 05/17/2012
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 allegations. In the years since the Gates decision and the implementation of new CPS policies, removals under Chapter 262 are down.
Submitted by Greg Housewirth on Thu, 03/29/2012
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 families that deprive children the opportunity for placement with other family members?
Submitted by Greg Housewirth on Thu, 04/28/2011
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 battling through a CPS investigation.
Take a look at what the guide has to say about the frequently used Safety Plan:
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Please read on to learn the answers to frequently asked questions regarding Child Protective Services (CPS) investigations in Texas and the concerns that families have.