Important Changes in CPS Cases Effective September 1, 2023

The Texas Legislature has amended Texas Law in a way that significantly curtails overreaching by CPS (legally known as Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (“DFPS”) and expands the rights of parents and children who are the subject of CPS Investigations. A brief summary of someRead more

Understanding Coronavirus and Family Law Court Matters

The arrival of the coronavirus, or COVID-19, in the United States is changing the way many of us do daily things, including attending to family law court matters. With the pandemic beginning to show signs of community spread, our local government is taking necessary precautions to protectRead more

Co-Parenting During a Pandemic & Texas Laws

Coping with a pandemic like the coronavirus is fairly new territory for many of the systems in our country, including the court system. This state of limbo can also impact parents who are struggling to make sense of how these pandemic-related court changes relate to their currentRead more

What Coronavirus Means for Child Custody and Visitation Orders

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic which is sweeping the globe and hitting closer to home in Texas, Harris County issued a mandatory order on March 24, 2020 to “Stay Home. Work Safe.” This new mandate has many Texans wondering what, if any, impact this COVID-19Read more