What You Should Know about Your Child Abuse, Neglect, or CPS Case

Lo que usted debe saber sobre su caso de abuso infantil, negligencia o servicios de protección infantil (CPS)

TYLA’s Family Law Committee has prepared a CPS handbook, What You Should Know about Your Child Abuse, Neglect, or CPS Case, to help inform the public about the timeline all CPS cases follow through the legal system.

Several years ago, the Texas Legislature enacted a 12-month timeline (possibly 18 months in very rare circumstances) in order to ensure permanency for children going through the CPS system. Attorneys and participants in the CPS system struggle with the relatively short timeline when it comes to balancing the need for children to know what will be their fate with their parents making the necessary strides in drug and alcohol recovery.

The handbook contains definitions and acronyms specific to the CPS system that help parents and other participants follow the recommendations and findings of CPS.

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Timeline Regarding the Removal of a Child by CPS PDFDownload
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    What You Should Know about Your Child Abuse, Neglect, or CPS Case

    Lo que usted debe saber sobre su caso de abuso infantil, negligencia o servicios de protección infantil (CPS)

    TYLA’s Family Law Committee has prepared a CPS handbook, What You Should Know about Your Child Abuse, Neglect, or CPS Case, to help inform the public about the timeline all CPS cases follow through the legal system.

    Several years ago, the Texas Legislature enacted a 12-month timeline (possibly 18 months in very rare circumstances) in order to ensure permanency for children going through the CPS system. Attorneys and participants in the CPS system struggle with the relatively short timeline when it comes to balancing the need for children to know what will be their fate with their parents making the necessary strides in drug and alcohol recovery.

    The handbook contains definitions and acronyms specific to the CPS system that help parents and other participants follow the recommendations and findings of CPS.

    Printable Files

    What You Should Know about Your Child Abuse, Neglect, or CPS Case PDFDownload
    Timeline Regarding the Removal of a Child by CPS PDFDownload
  • Español - Lo que usted debe saber sobre su caso de abuso infantil, negligencia o servicios de protección infantil (CPS) PDFDownload
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