About Us

The purpose of the Child Protection Law Section shall be to promote the objectives of the State Bar of Texas by improving the practice of Child Protection Law and by educating Texas attorneys who practice in this area, subject to the Bylaws of this Section and the laws, rules, and regulations of the State Bar of Texas.

The Child Protection Law Section will provide education and resources to Texas attorneys who practice in the areas covered by the new child welfare law practice standards. The guidance offered by the section will encompass applicable federal and state law issues that arise in suits by a governmental entity for the protection of an abused or neglected child, including but not limited to possession and conservatorship of a child, the termination of parental rights, the placement of a child in foster care, or the adoption of a child.