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Dependency/Child Protection Services

Protecting Your Parental Rights and Family Relationships

The California Department of Social Services (CDSS) is tasked with ensuring the continued safety and well-being of children. And while the CDSS Child Protection Services' (CPS) goal is to reunify parents and children in their system, having an experienced lawyer on your side will help you avoid unnecessary mistakes that could delay your reunification and permanently impact your parenting rights.

If CPS has removed your children from you or their other parent, contact us immediately. The Law Office of Susan J. Ralston in Rocklin will advocate for you, guide you and help you reclaim your parental rights.

Attorney Ralston also helps grandparents who need to protect their grandchildren from abuse and neglect.

We know how frightening the prospect of losing your children is. That is why we act quickly and decisively on your behalf. We focus on solutions that protect your family's rights and relationships, guiding you through the entire process one step at a time.

Dedicated Guidance and Advocacy in Child Dependency Matters

Child dependency issues most often arise because of allegations of child abuse, neglect or domestic violence within the family. If the California juvenile court feels that the safety of children is in jeopardy, it can act quickly to remove children from your home and place them with relatives, grandparents, a foster home or group home.

No parent wants to see his or her child placed in foster care. Attorney Ralston represents children as minor's counsel. She is experienced in the "court system" and working with social service agencies.

Attorney Susan J. Ralston has many years of experience handling these child-related family law issues. She will help you understand the goals of the state as well as help you regain your rights. She will also be at your side to help you during interviews or court appearances that may be required by the CPS.

We understand the sensitivity and efficiency with which child protection cases must be handled. Our experienced legal team combines experienced efficacy with a sympathetic, personalized service to help you navigate this complex and often emotionally overwhelming process.

If You Need Experienced CPS Defense in the Sacramento Area, Contact Our Attorney Today

Our firm provides a results-oriented representation focused on your needs. Contact us by calling 916-782-4747 to schedule a consultation with our experienced Roseville/Rocklin child protection services attorney. We can arrange consultations off-site, in the evening or on weekends for your convenience.


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