Children’s Protective Services
The Children’s Protective Services Practice Group represents the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services in actions under the Texas Family Code protecting abused and neglected children in Harris County. Their services aim to include early prevention, intervention and adult services. The Protective services group handles cases focusing on abuse and neglected children in Harris County with the help of advising case workers. All members of this practice group are located in our offices, with exception of one attorney and one paralegal who are housed at the Children’s Assessment Center. Protective Services has three Deputy Managing Attorneys – Francie Aguirre, Lynn Chamberlin and Steven Dieu. Protective Services has two Deputy Administrative Managers – Franchell “Fran” Joubert and Patricia “Pat” Butler.