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Understanding the Differences Between CPS and DFPS


Allegations of child abuse and/or child neglect are also taken very seriously in Texas. State agencies are responsible for taking, investigating, and handling allegations of abuse and neglect. You may have heard about agencies like the Child Protective Services (CPS) and the Texas Department of Family Protective Services (DFPS). In this article, our San Antonio… read more

Who Can Report to CPS?


When a child is abused or neglected, the perpetrator can be reported to CPS. Our family lawyer explains who can make these reports, and what happens afterward. The state of Texas requires all residents to report suspected child neglect or abuse. When an instance of child neglect or abuse is reported to the Texas Department… read more

What Makes a Felony Aggravated?


All felonies are serious, but being charged with a crime classified as ‘aggravated’ is much more serious. Being charged with a felony is always a very serious matter. When a crime is classified as aggravated, however, the situation is much more severe. Aggravated crimes are considered by the justice system as being much more serious… read more

What are the Differences in Custody Agreements?


In Texas, there are three main types of child custody agreements. Our child custody lawyer explains more. When two parents decide to get a divorce, or they were never wed to their partner, and the relationship ends, child custody issues must be resolved. Many parents want to fight for sole custody so that they lose… read more

What Makes a Divorce Uncontested?


Not all divorces have to end in bitter courtroom battles. Our divorce lawyer explains more. Many people who want to end their marriage imagine a long and bitter courtroom battle. While this may be the way divorce is portrayed in movies and television shows, that is not usually the case. Today, uncontested divorces are becoming… read more