After Child Protective Services, “CPS” or the “department”, has finished their investigation into an allegation of abuse or neglect, the investigation will be done and the department will make a ruling. That ruling is called a disposition and can result in Read more

First it is important to know what the function and role of Child Protective Services, or CPS, is in order to better understand what rights you have should you end up in a situation where CPS contacts you. The function of CPS is to investigate reports of child abuse or neglect, meaning someone has made an anonymous report that abuse or neglect is occurring, and now a caseworker for CPS is charged by law with investigating whether there are any threats to the safety of the children in the home. You can find out more on the DFPS website. Read more