I have an active CPS case in Texas involving my daughter. I came to Colorado because I was in a very abusive relationship and I was doing drugs. I came here to my father's house where I now attend AA meetings and I have been sober for 60 days. My daughters father and I, never had a custody agreement. How do I go about getting some rights to her? Do I contact CPS? Where do I start? Her father has been to prison and rehab himself.
You need an attorney in Texas. Since that is where your daughter is, that is where you need to go to court.
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Because it sounds like your daughter resides in Texas, you will need to address this issue there. I recommend that you begin by hiring an attorney in Texas. If there is an active CPS case open, you may also want to contact the caseworker, as CPS may have requirements or an action plan for you to obtain visitation with your daughter.
Kudos to you for taking steps to get yourself out of a very tough situation. I wish you and your daughter all the best!
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If this is a Texas case you need to contact a Texas attorney. Each state has different laws and a Colorado attorney can't help in a Texas case and likely would not know Texas procedure or substantive law for dealing with these matters.
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