Texas Dependency Court Case Scenario. Involuntary Termination Of Parental Rights. A Child’s Journey Through the Texas Courts. Scenario. The purpose of this scenario is to show the sequence of events that occur during a child protection case and the data collected during this process.
A Child’s Journey Through the Texas Courts
This is an example of a petition for a suit affecting the parent-child relationship (SAPCR).
When the suit is filed by the prosecuting attorney a case is opened in the court.
Relationships to Mary:
Child Parent – Sam Jones, Jr.
Child Parent – John Jones
Child-Parent – David Jackson
Divorced – Sam Jones, Sr.
Romantic Interest – Joe Jackson
Affidavit of Indigency
Paternity Test Order
DFPS Sworn Affidavit
Example of the Summary of Children’s Medical Care Document submitted by the Department
Example of the application for a protective order submitted by Mary to have Joe removed from her home.