Legal Overview of Removal of Children
A. Removal or Conservatorship of a Child
B. Jurisdiction, Venue, and Transfer
C. Emergency Removal With a Court Order
D. Emergency Removal Without a Court Order
E. Expedited Hearing and Appeal
F. After Ex Parte Order Authorizing Removal
G. Filing Suit Prior to Taking Possession of Child
H. Service of Citation
I. Evaluation of Identified Relatives and Other Designated Individuals
J. Placement
K. Visitation Schedule
L. Placement When Child Victim of Human Trafficking