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Children’s Protective Service (CPS)

Are you a parent currently dealing with Child Protective Services?

If so, it’s to your advantage to learn as much as you can about this powerful government organization and seek legal representation.

What is Child Protective Services?

All states in the U.S. have some version of Child Protective Services, a government agency often referred to as “CPS.” The stated purpose of Child Protective Services is to oversee children who need help, whether they’ve been abandoned, neglected, abused, or are facing another situation in which they aren’t receiving proper care. CPS has the ability to investigate families for abuse and neglect. They are also given the power to take custody of children who they deem unsafe.

Unfortunately, Child Protective Services has developed a reputation for taking children away from their parents too easily and making it exceedingly difficult for parents to reunite with their children. In Texas, the Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) oversees Child Protective Investigations (CPI), which can lead to children being taken away. In New Mexico, the Children, Youth, and Families Department (CYFD) oversees these types of investigations.

The best way to fight a DFPS or CYFD investigation or verdict is through the legal system, with expert professional help.

Do I Need a Child Protective Services Lawyer?

If you are a parent who is currently under investigation or has had a child taken away by Child Protective Services, we urge you to obtain legal representation quickly. At Carter & Rader, we are professional Child Protective Services attorneys with years of experience dealing with this powerful government body. We understand that you need a lawyer who will aggressively fight for your rights as a parent to keep your family together. Many parents who try to fight CPS on their own do not win and deal with the heartbreak of family separation as a result.

At Carter & Rader, we provide CPS law services because we want to keep families together. We firmly believe parents have a fundamental right to raise their children. Although parents sometimes make mistakes, they can grow and change. No parent should continue to be punished for a past mistake when they are able to currently provide their kids with a safe and healthy home.

We view our law firm as a judgment-free zone. When you come to us, we carefully listen to the details of your Child Protective Services experience with a compassionate ear. Once you’ve hired us, we use our CPS expertise to develop a plan to protect or restore your connection to your children. We understand the sensitive nature of Child Protective Services cases and do our best to eliminate any unnecessary stress and conflict through this process.

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If you’re under investigation by Child Protective Services or have already had a child taken away by CPS, we’d like to speak with you. Please call us today at (806) 745-6100. The initial consultation is free, and you may consult with us about your case without any obligation to hire us as your attorneys.