Adversary Hearing

Legal Overview of Adversary Hearing
 
A. Service of Citation
 
B. Notice
 
C. Hearing After Emergency Removal With or Without a Court Order
 
D. Hearing When Child Not in Possession of DFPS (Show Cause Hearing)
 
E. If Court Does Not Remove the Child or Continue DFPS Conservatorship
 
F. Mandatory Appointment of Attorney for Parent
 
G. Transfer
 
H. Placement with Relatives or Designated Caregiver
 
I. Placement When Child Victim of Human Trafficking
 
J. Aggravated Circumstances
 
K. Decisions Regarding Education Required at Adversary Hearing