Legal Overview of Removal of Children

Texas Family Code

Title 5. The Parent-Child Relationship & the Suit Affecting the Parent-Child Relationship

Chapter 262. Procedures in Suit by Governmental Entity to Protect Health & Safety of Child

Tex. Fam. Code Chapter 262 governs the circumstances in which DFPS may seek managing conservatorship of a child if there is an immediate need for the child's removal from the home due to child abuse or neglect. Tex. Fam. Code Chapter 262, Subchapter B.