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Does a Voluntary careGiver through a CPS investigation have

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Does a Voluntary careGiver through a CPS investigation have to give the children back to the parents involved if they still neglected them even during investigation staying in the caregivers home 10 months
JA: Family law varies by state. What state are you in?
Customer: Texas
JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?
Customer: Yes, but CPS case is not closed but the caregivers were told they could return home after the caregiver under several occasions saw them Under the influence and they didn't provide food or medical for there own children for 10 mths
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: If there is a remote chance they caregiver can get permanent conservatorship
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  LegalGems replied 1 month ago.

Hello! I will be reviewing your question and posting a response momentarily; if you have any follow up questions please respond here. Thanks!

Expert:  LegalGems replied 1 month ago.

By return home, do you mean the caregiver bringing the child with them if the caregiver witnesses the parents engaging in unsafe behavior? Is there a CPS plan (ie an agreement that the parent will do certain things to allow the parents to remain with the child)? Does the plan in any way address the caregiver?