Texas Administrative Code
|TITLE 40||SOCIAL SERVICES AND ASSISTANCE|
|PART 19||DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY AND PROTECTIVE SERVICES|
|CHAPTER 707||CHILD PROTECTIVE INVESTIGATIONS|
|DIVISION 3||RELEASE HEARINGS|
|RULE §707.585||What happens if the designated perpetrator fails to appear at the release hearing?|
If you fail to appear at the release hearing, the administrative law judge may enter a default decision that upholds the finding of abuse or neglect.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §707.585 adopted to be effective March 1, 2012, 37 TexReg 713; transferred effective January 15, 2021, as published in the Texas Register December 11, 2020, 45 TexReg 8882; amended to be effective September 22, 2022, 47 TexReg 6250|