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An Overview of a Child Protective Services case in Texas

If Child Protective Services ( CPS ) becomes a part of your life it is understandable to feel a lot of different emotions all at once. You are likely some combination of angry, upset, stressed out and ...
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Family Law Cases in Texas: Conservatorship, the Standard Possession Order and Child Support

Sole Managing Conservatorship In yesterday’s blog post we discussed that the typical arrangement for parents coming out of a divorce is for each to be named as a Joint Managing Conservator of ...
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Family Law Cases in Texas: The final stages of a CPS case

Status Hearing A Status Hearing is one of the most important steps of a CPS case. It is held after a service plan has been prepared by CPS. Within two months of your child being placed into the ...
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Family Law Cases in Texas: Examining the steps in a Child Protective Services case

During the past few weeks, the attorneys with the Law Office of Bryan Fagan have taken an opportunity to write about the steps of different types of family law cases in an effort to help you prepare ...
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The effect of substance abuse on child custody determinations

Unfortunately, there are family law cases that involve one parent making allegations of substance abuse against the other parent. In some scenarios these allegations are just that- allegations- and no ...
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Grandparents can find themselves in a tough spot when raising a child in response to a CPS investigation

As an attorney working in the area of family law I can think no more frustrating or sad sort of case than a CPS case. From the child’s perspective, it is being alleged that he or she has been ...
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Texas Emergency Custody Order Guide

My recommendation is that if you need to file for an emergency custody order is that you will need a family law attorney. However, if that is not an option for you and you must represent yourself at a ...
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Methods for helping your gifted child understand your divorce

So much of the time we as parents worry about our children and how they view the world around them. What are we exposing them to that may be beneficial to them? What are the things that they see, hear ...
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What can be done if CPS has taken possession of your child in Texas?

Under the Texas Family Code, Child Protective Services (CPS) is provided a great deal of authority to investigate allegations of abuse or neglect against your child and ultimately to remove him or her ...
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Drug and Alcohol Abuse in Texas Divorces

If you are in a marriage where your spouse is dealing with an alcohol or drug addiction you know how difficult it is can be on a family. There are ups and downs associated with your spouse’s ...
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Child Protective Services Investigation- What to expect and how to handle the situation, Part 3

In the third and final installment in the Law Office of Bryan Fagan’s series of blog posts on Child Protective Services, we will discuss issues surrounding the extent to which CPS can inspect ...
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Child Protective Services Investigation- What to expect and how to handle the situation, Part 2

This blog post is the second in a series of posts that detail CPS investigations : what they are, how CPS conducts them and how you can present yourself most favorably during one. Obviously there is ...
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Child Protective Services Investigation- What to expect and how to handle the situation

When a potential client walks into the Law Office of Bryan Fagan with a question regarding a Child Protective Services (CPS) investigation it is the goal of the attorney to provide information ...
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Child Protective Services: Investigation Essentials for Texas Families

Protecting the health and well being of children in Texas is the mission of Child Protective Services (CPS) . As a branch of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (TDFPS) , CPS ...
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How Can I Prove to a Texas Divorce Court I am Sober?

As a Houston Divorce Lawyer I have been involved in several divorce cases where substance abuse was an issue in the case. This has taken the form of everything from illegal drugs to alcohol to ...
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