In Texas, Child Protective Services (CPS) is the agency responsible for investigating allegations of neglect and abuse of children. If you find yourself the target of a CPS investigation, your children may be taken from you, there will be an overwhelming amount of paperwork to fill out and requirements to meet. You may feel as though you will never see your children again. What’s the most important thing to know when this happens? You have options, and an experienced attorney can help you assert your rights.
Our child custody lawyers help those caught up in CPS investigations by negotiating with CPS agent. We investigate the charges leveled against our client and show them how to meet CPS and court requirements. We stand up for our clients’ rights before, during and after the Chapter 262 initial hearing. We assist with the development of acceptable service plan and everything possible to help clients reunite their families.
We know that any matter involving your family, especially those where your children are removed from your home, are emotionally charged and filled with anxiety. We fight for your rights to minimize the disruption and emotional trauma that you and your children experience as a result of overzealous CPS investigations or false allegations of child abuse or neglect.
We also represent aunts, uncles and grandparents seeking to place children with their blood relatives through adoption. Even if CPS is against these adoptions, our skillful family law attorneys can stand up for your rights and help you preserve your family. If your children have been taken from you or a CPS complaint was filed against you, contact Bineham & Gillen as soon as possible.