Whether as an adult or a child, trust is vital to the human experience. We place trust in others to help us grow, thrive and learn throughout our lives. Without the trust and guidance of others,... more
Child abuse and neglect are well-known problems in today's society. Lesser known are the rules for reporting abuse and neglect. This guide will help you understand your duties for reporting child... more
Popular misconceptions aside, which insist that 95% of domestic violence is committed by men, most experienced responding police officers know that women are just as likely to start domestic disputes... more
After being sharply criticized in federal court for its practice of removing children on scant evidence, we thought Texas CPS would adopt a more measured approach when responding to child abuse... more
Q. How do I go about reporting an act of domestic violence?
A. Physical violence should be immediately reported to the police, or to a Superior Court Judge or Hearing Officer and a restraining order... more
Many victims of sexual abuse that occured when they were young, have given up on bringing a claim against the perpetrator. They have been told that the statute of limitations has expired and that... more
Child abuse affects every aspect of our society. Charges or allegations of child abuse can play a significant role in the outcome of divorce proceedings and child custody disputes.
Child abuse and... more
Having DHS come knocking on your door for suspected child abuse or neglect is one of the scariest situations a parent can face. Here are some tips for what to do, and what not to do, if someone... more