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

Parenting During COVID-19: Child Custody and Pandemic-Related School Closings

The coronavirus pandemic is now sweeping Texas communities as of March 2020, and as a result has left schools grappling with sudden closures to help flatten the curve of the virus and keep it from spreading.  Texas parents are now struggling to make sense of these unexpectedRead more

How Coronavirus is Affecting Family Law and Child Custody Matters

A global pandemic is affecting the health of hundreds of thousands across the globe and is simultaneously disrupting some of our daily activities and legal processes. During this time of uncertainty, those involved in family law and child custody matters are rightfully wondering where they currently stand.Read 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