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Dennis M. Slate

Dennis Slate is Board Certified in Family Law and has specialized in fighting for parents and grandparents against Child Protective Services (CPS) all over the state of Texas for over 14 years.

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Houston Child Protective Services Attorney

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Although Child Protective Services (CPS) was established to defend and promote the welfare of children, sadly, this purpose could be utterly violated when this agency takes certain actions. Having your contact and relationship with your children threatened is one of the most devastating experiences any parent can face. If you feel you may be at risk of losing your children or have already suffered this type of injustice, contact a Harris County child protective services lawyer immediately. The sooner you have a legal professional fighting by your side, the more opportunity there is to right this wrong and get your children back from CPS.

By law, parents may not be deprived of custody of their children against the parent's wishes without the existence of extraordinary circumstances. The circumstances must be on the order of proof of child abuse, child neglect, abandonment, parental unfitness, or similar issues. We provide child protective services defense, and has recently achieved victory against CPS in a landmark case in which children removed from their family were ordered returned, with CPS explicitly sanctioned.

At our firm, we have had continued success with such cases and can assist with issues involving:

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Slate & Associates, Attorneys at Law is led by Dennis M. Slate, a Board-Certified lawyer who has met numerous qualifications necessary to be classified as a specialist in this field of law. Board certification demonstrates that the attorney has been distinguished from his or her peers in the same field of law. Approximately less than 10% of Texas attorneys have achieved this certification in any area of legal specialization.

He has also received the following recognitions:

  • “H Texas Magazine” Top Lawyer
  • "Top Lawyer" by your peers in Houstonia Magazine's Top Lawyers peer-nomination campaign

What To Do If CPS Took Your Children

You need legal advice and representation immediately. Don't hesitate to contact Slate & Associates, Attorneys at Law today. Here you will be treated with the utmost care, dignity and respect. With over two decades of combined experience, we have the knowledge and skill necessary to take effective action on your behalf. At our firm, we hold parents and parenting in the highest esteem and are dedicated to protecting the sanctity of the family unit. We have achieved countless successes for our clients, all while providing service at a fraction of the cost to our clients compared to the service of large downtown law firms.

We make ourselves accessible to clients at all hours, so you are never left without help when you need it most. We represent clients throughout Southeast Texas, including Harris County, Galveston County, Chambers County, Brazoria County, Liberty County, and Fort Bend County. Areas we serve include Houston, Clear Lake, Friendswood, League City, Kemah, La Porte, Seabrook, Webster, Texas City, Galveston, Dickinson, Pasadena, Deer Park, Baytown, Clear Lake Shores, Clear Lake City, Pearland, Angleton and Alvin.

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Slate & Associates, Attorneys at Law
Houston Child Protective Services Attorneys
Located at: 112 East Forrest Lane,
Deer Park, TX 77536
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Phone: (281) 407-9254
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