Texas cps minor dating law
Darcy and Tye Miller had been taking their twin girls, born last December, almost weekly to their pediatrician because of concerns about their weight.
At birth, one weighed less than 5 pounds and the other 6 pounds.
A reader asked me what the age of consent is in Texas. Let me begin by stating there is no section of the Texas Penal Code that defines “age of consent.” Rather, you have to begin in the Sexual Assault Provisions of the TPC. Doesn’t that make many high school students felons? Texas has a “Romeo and Juliet” affirmative defense for minors who are within 3 years of age.
(a) A person commits an offense if the person: (2) intentionally or knowingly: (A) causes the penetration of the anus or sexual organ of a child by any means; (B) causes the penetration of the mouth of a child by the sexual organ of the actor; (C) causes the sexual organ of a child to contact or penetrate the mouth, anus, or sexual organ of another person, including the actor; (D) causes the anus of a child to contact the mouth, anus, or sexual organ of another person, including the actor; or (E) causes the mouth of a child to contact the anus or sexual organ of another person, including the actor. So performing any of the acitivties under (a)(2)(A)-(E) with anyone under 17 (and not your spouse) is illegal in Texas.
When their older child's bronchitis was passed to one of the girls, Darcy Miller brought her to Methodist Willowbrook.
When the baby didn't get better, the hospital referred the family to Texas Children's Hospital. 27 chest X-ray at Texas Children's revealed several healing rib fractures, doctors confronted Darcy Miller and asked if she knew how they got there.
The investigator meets with the proposed ward, attorney of record, social workers, family members and any other persons necessary to determine if guardianship is the least restrictive manner in which to handle the case.
If the application is filed in a Statutory Probate Court, the court will appoint a court investigator.Not only did state District Judge Michael Schneider rule against CPS for what he termed a "groundless cause of action," he ordered that ,000 of the Spring family's attorney fees be paid by the agency.And as if to drive his point home, he ordered the caseworker and her supervisor to write the court a report proving they understand the state's child removal statutes within 30 days.Indeed, CPS workers across the country do this routinely. At the same time, the agency seems to be perpetually marred by a steady drumbeat of nightmare stories about CPS emanating from the very families CPS is supposed to serve.This text deals with just one of these problems; the CPS practice of removing or threatening to remove children from the nonviolent, non-offending parent in cases of family violence.