Reviews from Our Clients

  • “To Dennis and his entire staff, our family will be forever indebted.”

    Rebecca D.

  • “I recommend your life in the hands of Mr. Slate.”

    Happy Client

  • “I promise you won't be disappointed!”


  • “If you want to walk into the court room and get the real results that you deserve, then make the drive to Deer Park and hire Slate Law!”


  • “Epitome of integrity and awesome.”


  • “Dennis owns the court room and demands justice.”

    Happy Client

  • “He was a hard fighter for us.”


  • “A voice for our family.”


  • “Look no further because Dennis Slate is the best attorney in the Houston area.”

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  • “Do yourself a favor, trust Dennis Slate and his team to represent you in your time of need.”


  • “I will never forget your dedication, kindness and support.”

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  • “It was a relief to be able to place my situation in capable hands.”


Houston Child Protective Services Lawyers

Did CPS take your children or grandchildren?

The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) receives reports of child abuse and neglect that have been made by members of the general public. They are intent on defending the safety and well-being of children in Houston, and will not delay to take swift action to intervene when their investigators or case workers believe there is evidence of abuse or neglect.

If your family has been threatened by action from the Child Protective Services Division, you need to act immediately with the help of an experienced Houston child protective services lawyer from our firm. Your attorney can help you fight in court to defend the stability of your family.

Types of Cases We Handle

At Slate & Associates, Attorneys at Law, we are dedicated to serving the needs of those dealing with issues such as:

  • CPS allegations of child abuse
  • CPS allegations of child neglect
  • CPS removal of children from home
  • CPS investigations
  • Appeal of CPS findings
  • Representation of foster parents in CPS cases
  • Intervention on behalf of relatives or other relatives into CPS cases

We are dedicated to protecting the rights of parents and grandparents as they navigate cases involving the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (TDFPS).

How to Fight Child Protective Services in Houston

Having your parenting skills questioned and facing removal of your children by the Texas CPS can be an intensely stressful and frightening experience. When you work with our firm, we will help you navigate the confusion of the situation and help you protect your family.

Slate & Associates, Attorneys at Law has earned a reputation in our area for successfully taking on the state on behalf of parents, and we will work diligently on your behalf. We know how strongly you feel about keeping your children in your home.

Contact a Houston child protective services defense lawyer for dedicated legal representation when your family faces the threat of destabilizing intervention from the state. If you are facing an emergency, please include information describing the emergency situation when you fill out a case evaluation form. We will contact you as soon as possible!

Why Choose Us?

  • Over 100 Years of Combined Legal Experience

  • Named One of the Top Family Law Firms in Houston by H Texas Magazine

  • 10/10 Avvo Rating

  • Attorney Slate Served in U.S. Military for 25 Years

Contact Our Firm

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Please note, the attorneys at Slate & Associates, Attorneys at Law, are only licensed to practice in the state of Texas, and cannot assist with out-of-state cases.
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