Termination of Parental Rights for Drug Use

Have you been contacted by Child Protective Services (CPS) regarding your termination of parental rights in Texas. “Termination of parental rights in Texas” are among the most terrifying words a parent can hear. Child Protective Services (CPS) have broad powers to impact families in their efforts toRead more

When CPS Doesn’t Follow the Law

Lawyers for cps cases near me in Houston, Texas. In any area of the law, the attorneys and parties involved usually expect that language in statutes means what the words in the statute say. This is not always the case. Parents should know that even though theRead more

When CPS Shows Up At Your Door

A CPS worker calls you, or worse, shows up at your door. What should you do? The best thing to do is immediately call a qualified attorney experienced in dealing with CPS investigations.  CPS has a legal duty to investigate credible allegations of abuse or neglect. ButRead more

Making Sure Children are Properly Provided For

Under Texas law, children have the right to financial support from both of their parents. The child support system exists to provide children with that support in situations where their parents are divorced or otherwise living apart. At Connolly & Shireman in Houston, we work on behalfRead more

When Do You Need a Child Protective Services Lawyer?

What can a child protective services lawyer do to help you with a child custody case? Whether you’re seeking child support, custody, or you have some other child or custody-related issue that needs to be resolved, a specialized child protective services lawyer is probably your best option. But doRead more

Houston CPS Attorney

Connolly & Shireman not only understands the legal issues but is also sensitive to the long-term consequences of CPS cases. Being accused of child neglect or abuse by the state and facing the possibility that your child will be removed from your home — possibly permanently —Read more