Like other Texas parents, you are prepared to expect the unexpected. While this typically relates to the actions, interests and needs of the child, it could also mean encountering difficult, emotional and unexpected situations related to child custody during or after a divorce proceeding.
Whether your ex is seeking primary placement or is making serious allegations about your life, conduct and parenting, it is important to understand your rights and options when it comes to protecting your parental rights and securing a favorable custody agreement.
Involvement of CPS
At Bracamonte Law, PLLC, our law firm understands the emotions and complexities that arise when child protective services are involved in a child custody battle. While we are focused on ensuring the best interests of your child are protected and preserved, our law firm is a strong advocate for parental rights.
CPS can have a major impact on your rights as a parent. Furthermore, it could negatively impact your child’s life, placing a strain you’re your relationship with your child now and in the future.
Protecting your parental rights
When your relationship with your children is at risk, it is imperative to utilize all resources available to you. Having legal representation during a CPS case is advisable, as they can provide a defense against abuse or neglect allegations, handle the administrative steps involved in the process, work one-on-one with CPS to ensure your children are not removed, assist with the recovery of your children from foster care, prove to the court that you are working to maintain custody of your children, connect you and your children with valuable community resources and help you resolve the matter as quickly as possible.
Navigating child custody matters is already a challenging process. Add to it serious allegations and the possibility of losing custody of your children, it could easily be the most challenging time in your life. Thus, it is important to explore your legal options and seek guidance from a legal professional.