New Changes to CPS Statutes Effective 09/01/2021: Prioritization of Placement Decisions

Effective on September 1, 2021, the Texas Family Code has a new statute that requires the department (aka, “CPS”) to give a preference to certain persons when making a placementContinue reading “New Changes to CPS Statutes Effective 09/01/2021: Prioritization of Placement Decisions”

If I adopt the child, can the parents ever get the child back?

No, the previous parents cannot get a child back after an adoption is complete. Adoption is a legal process by which the parent-child relationship is permanently formed. Before a childContinue reading “If I adopt the child, can the parents ever get the child back?”

What does “best interest” of a child mean?

If you are going through a divorce or custody dispute in Texas, you will hear the term “best interest”. These two words have a lot of meaning. The Texas FamilyContinue reading “What does “best interest” of a child mean?”