If CPS places a child in your custody in Texas how long do you have to wait before trying to adopt the child and how much does an adoption like this cost?

It depends if it is a kinship placement or not. If the child is related to you, you can file for adoption as part of the termination of parental rights or anytime thereafter. (MORE)
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Any thoughts on custody and visitation with your 3 month old child and his father His new wife whom hes only known maybe 5 months has felony drug charges and CPS took her child away from her?

Do not let the child in this environment! Get custody of the child ASAP and make sure you advice the Court of the situation. The father has the right to visit the child, howev (MORE)
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What are Texas child custody laws?

See the link below for a simple summary. Aside from a few reference differences, they follow the same general rules of every state, with one big exception. Texas allows jury t (MORE)

What is the penalty for child endangerment in Texas and is it a felony?

I am from TX and here the punishment is generally dependant upon the reason for the charge. It can range from anywhere from 6 months to 20 years in prison. They will take into (MORE)
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Can CPS take child if you have full physical and legal custody?

Of course they can. If the child is in need of protection it doesn't matter if you have legal custody. Child Protective Services are given special power to remove children fro (MORE)
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Can non custodial parent be denied visitations due t child ilness?

Yes. The court would not sanction a custodial parent for keeping a sick child at home if, for example, they were suffering with the flu. The decision would be in the best inte (MORE)