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Child Protective Services (CPS) Defense

Texas Child Protective Services Lawyer

We Will Fight to Get Your Kids Back!
Galveston CPS Defense Attorney

If Texas Child Protective Services (CPS) is investigating you or has already removed your child or children from your home, The Law Offices of Tad Nelson & Associates can help. We can represent you in CPS proceedings and we can defend you against any related criminal charges.

Experienced attorney Tad Nelson practices in family law and criminal law in Galveston County and League City. Contact us today to arrange a consultation with a skilled and caring lawyer who will fight for you.

Texas Child Protective Services Attorney

Once CPS has determined that a child’s welfare is in danger, the agency has the power to take away your kids and place them in foster care indefinitely. CPS can also initiate termination of your parental rights to permanently separate you from your children. On top of this, you may face criminal allegations of child abuse, child pornography, domestic violence, drug use or other unlawful activity. A conviction for any of these offenses will only give CPS more ammo to keep you away from your children.

Mr. Nelson is a board-certified* criminal defense lawyer who can fight the criminal charges, and he has long experience in family court proceedings and CPS defense. He will do everything in his power to clear your name and defend you against allegations that you are abusive to your child or unfit to be a parent.

CPS cases can last for many months or more than a year. Child Protective Services caseworkers will conduct a home study and subject you and your children to psychological evaluations in an effort to prove their case. Anything you say or do can be used against you.

We understand how scary and heartbreaking this is. Tad Nelson will fight to avoid removal and foster care placement, or work to get visits with your children if at all possible. We help you submit a family plan and present evidence that you are getting your life under control, and we represent you in court to argue why it is not in the best interests of your children to be separated from you.

Fighting on All Fronts

You need an attorney who understands the CPS bureaucracy, family court and criminal law. Call our League City office at (281) 280-0100 to schedule an appointment, including evenings, weekends or off-site.

* The Texas Board of Legal Specialization certifies attorneys in 20 specific areas of law; certification in any of these areas requires substantial demonstrated experience and skill, positive peer evaluations, ongoing legal education commitments, and the passage of a rigorous test.