The Department of Human Services (DHS) and Oklahoma courts have the power to immediately remove children from homes when it has credible evidence of the child being neglected or abused. When the Oklahoma Department of Human Services (DHS) files allegations against you, the consequences could range from requiring supervised visitation to the termination of your parental rights. This is an incredibly frightening process for parents. DHS holds almost all of the cards in these situations.
Deveraux Law Firm is fully committed to helping parents level the playing field in their fight with DHS. We have the skill and experience necessary to be able to help people make the smart choices that will allow them to successfully make it through the challenges of dealing with DHS. We know how frightening these situations are and we are ready to do what is necessary to help parents in need. Do not hesitate to reach out to us if DHS has contacted you.
The process is one that most parents are unfamiliar with and the stakes are too high to attempt to fight without skilled legal assistance. Keeping your child depends on how effectively you navigate the process of show cause hearings, investigations, petitions for adjudication, individualized service plans, and dispositions. We can help you take the necessary action to fight your child being taken away.
We represent parents in deprived cases, always working toward the goal of reunification with their children in a positive environment. Whether DHS took action due to a misunderstanding or for any number of valid reasons, there are things you can do to keep your children. We will take the time to listen and help you decide on the best way to make whatever changes are necessary to resolve the situation.