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What’s in a Will?

A Will must be signed by the Testator (person making the Will), or in the testator’s name and presence by another person, who executes the Will at the testator’s direction. It must by signed by at least two competent witnesses who, in the Testator’s presence and in the mutual presence of other witnesses, witness at … Read more

Will or Living Trust

Will or Living Trust?A will distributes assets after one’s death. A Living Trust distributes assesst during one’s life. A Living Trust is usually necessary for children or pets.

Our Estate Plan

Why do I need a Will?A Last Will and Testament is the only plan that prevents the State of Texas from deciding how your estate is divided. This tool allows your loved ones the ability to avoid additional headaches and unnecessary legal fees. Call our office and set a free consult, 817-617-8058.

Parental Child Safety Placement (PCSP)

What is a PCSP? Why are my kids with a family member or friend? How can I get my kids back? These are questions we hear and answer everyday. First, let’s define what’s going on and why your kids are placed out of the home. PCSP is defined by CPS as “a temporary, short-term out-of-home … Read more

Court Orders

The Department of Family Protective Services (DFPS) A.K.A Child Protective Services (CPS)  must petition the court and gain a court order before you are required to do anything with CPS. Anything outside of a court order is by cooperation only. This is extremely important to remember when you are being threatened by a Caseworker. CPS … Read more

Drug Tests

CPS wants me to take a drug test? You need to talk to an attorney before completing a drug test through CPS. First, drug tests should be taken through attorney client privilege before doing one through CPS. Please remember that drug tests with CPS are optional unless there is a court order that requires you … Read more

Status Review Hearing

If you are approaching the first Status Review hearing in your CPS case, then you are in the beginning of your case and you need to be making your first steps towards completing services. The Status hearing occurs no later than 60 days after the court ordered removal. Right now, CPS is Temporary Managing Conservator … Read more

Do I need an Attorney?

You need to hire an experienced CPS Lawyer! We service Tarrant, Dallas, Parker, Wise, Johnson, and Denton. You have the right to consult with a lawyer at any point in the investigation at your own expense. If CPS files a lawsuit regarding your children, you may ask the court for a lawyer to represent you. … Read more

Our Game Plan

DO YOU HAVE A GAME PLAN? Are you just waiting on CPS to tell you what to do? Are you waiting on someone to call you back? Are you just hoping that CPS acknowledges passed drug tests? Are you just hoping that CPS acknowledges the parenting class you did? You must stop waiting on CPS … Read more

Accused by CPS

What is your Allegation? Child Abuse Under Texas Law Child abuse can be very straightforward. Obviously, there are some obvious actions that fall under abuse: extreme spanking, shaking, punching, shoving, and slapping. There are all kinds ways to define abuse and help from an experienced attorney can make a huge difference in defense.   Child … Read more

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