Bandera County CPS Attorney

Advocating for Your Family’s Well-being in Bandera County with CPS Support

 

Contact us at 210-404-4911 to Secure Your Child’s Future

 

Navigating child custody cases in Houston requires the expertise of a dedicated San Antonio Child Custody Attorney, as these can be among the most rewarding yet challenging encounters in family law. To achieve your objectives in a child custody case, you must employ a well-crafted strategy focused on those goals. The attorneys at the Law Office of Bryan Fagan are equipped with the necessary legal expertise to assist you in reaching your objectives. Furthermore, we possess the heart of a teacher, committed to ensuring you comprehend the law, your situation, and how they interconnect.

 

It’s an honor for our attorneys and staff to walk side by side with our clients. We dedicate time to understand our clients, their families, and their aspirations, enabling us to offer superior service. Choosing to invest your time, resources, and family’s future with our office means we are committed to going the extra mile for you. We also recognize the challenges that accompany every family law case. Opting for our office means you’ll benefit from the skills and experience necessary to navigate these challenges while keeping your goals in sight.

 

Protecting the Vulnerable

Texas law says anyone who thinks a child, or person 65 years or older, or an adult with disabilities is being abused, neglected, or exploited must report it to DFPS. A person who reports abuse in good faith is immune from civil or criminal liability. DFPS keeps the name of the person making the report confidential. Anyone who suspects child abuse or neglect but fails to report it can be charged with a misdemeanor or state felony.

Child Protective Services Defense

If your family is being investigated for abuse or neglect, you could lose custody of your kids. Our skilled attorneys can help defend you in court.

 

How Investigations Are Handled

Anyone making an allegation will be asked specific questions related to the type of abuse and neglect (emotional, sexual, medical care, physical care, supervision).

There also are some basic general questions anyone making an abuse or neglect report will be asked:

  • What happened?
  • Who abused or neglected the child?
  • What is the role of the parent/guardian?
  • What else is happening in the family?

 

CPI examines reports of child abuse or neglect and may interview family members and others with knowledge to get enough information to make safety decisions. At the end of the investigation, a ruling –called a disposition – is made about the allegations.

 

Possible dispositions include the following:

  • Reason to believe: Abuse or neglect occurred based on a preponderance of the evidence. This means when all evidence is weighed, it is more likely than not that abuse or neglect occurred.
  • Ruled out: Staff determines that it is reasonable to conclude that the abuse or neglect has not occurred based on the information available.
  • Unable to Complete: The investigation cannot be concluded. This is usually because the family could not be located to begin the investigation; or the family was contacted but later moved and could not be located to complete the investigation; or the family refused to cooperate with the investigation. DFPS policy outlines several actions that the investigator must complete to make this disposition.
  • Unable to determine: DFPS concludes that none of the dispositions above are appropriate.
  • Administrative closure: DFPS intervention is unwarranted based on information that comes to light after the case is assigned for investigation.

 

Secure Your Consultation Today

If contending with a CPS investigation in Bandera County or neighboring areas, remember you’re not alone. Dial 210-404-4911 to arrange a consultation with the Law Office of Bryan Fagan, PLLC. Let us equip you with the advocacy and support essential to safeguard your family’s rights and navigate this intricate chapter with resilience.

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Headquarters: 3707 Cypress Creek Parkway Suite 400, Houston, TX 77068

Phone: 1-866-878-1005

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