Section 11: Tools


Affidavits
Instructions-Sample Affidavit In Support of Order In Aid of Investigation PDF Document
Sample Affidavit In Support of Order In Aid of Investigation PDF Document Word Document
Instructions-Sample Affidavit In Support of Order to Participate in Services PDF Document
Sample Affidavit In Support of Order to Participate in Services PDF Document Word Document
Instructions-Sample Affidavit In Support of Order for Removal of Alleged Perpetrator PDF Document
Sample Affidavit In Support of Order for Removal of Alleged Perpetrator PDF Document Word Document
Instructions-Sample Removal Affidavit PDF Document
Sample Removal Affidavit PDF Document Word Document
Bolstering Allegations Without Revealing Reporters PDF Document
Citizenship & Immigration
Questions to Ask About Foreign Born Foster Children PDF Document
Glossary of Citizenship and Immigration Terms PDF Document  
Motion To Determine Eligibility for Special Immigrant Juvenile Status PDF Document Word Document
Order Regarding Eligibility for Special Immigrant Juvenile Status PDF Document Word Document
Sample Letter Giving Notice to Foreign Consul PDF Document Word Document
Consulates of Mexico in Texas PDF Document

Court of Continuing & Exclusive Jurisdiction
PDF DocumentInquiry On Court Of Continuing Jurisdiction For A Child (VS-168)

Evidence
Authorization for Release of Information PDF Document Word Document
Motion and Order to Authorize Disclosure of Records and Confidential Communications PDF Document Word Document
Physician's Affidavit- Travis County PDF Document Word Document
Physician's Affidavit- Alternate Sample PDF Document Word Document
Request to Texas Dept Criminal Justice for Pen Pack PDF Document Word Document
Acronyms for Commonly Encountered Degrees, Licenses, and Certifications PDF Document  
Sample Questions for Expert Witnesses PDF Document  
"When A Child Stands Alone: The Search for Corroborating Evidence," Victor I. Vieth PDF Document  
"Shaken baby syndrome: Recognizing and responding to a lethal danger," Thomas A. Nakagawa, M.D., and Edward E. Conway, Jr. M.D., M.S. PDF Document  
Indian Child Welfare Act
Indian Child Welfare Act Checklist PDF Document  
Indian Child & Family Questionnaire PDF Document Word Document
Sample Membership Query Letter to Tribe PDF Document Word Document
Requirements for Emergency Removal of Indian Child PDF Document  
Sample Emergency Removal Affidavit PDF Document Word Document
Addresses of Secretary, BIA and Indian Tribes in Texas PDF Document  
Notice of Pending Custody Proceeding PDF Document Word Document
Notice to Bureau of Indian Affairs PDF Document Word Document
Sample Questions to Qualify Expert Witness under ICWA PDF Document  
Sample Consent to Relinquish Parental Rights PDF Document Word Document
Bureau of Indian Affairs Guidelines for State Courts; Indian Child Custody Proceedings PDF Document  

ICPC
ICPC Regulations

Jury Trials
Motion in Limine PDF Document Word Document
Voir Dire PDF Document Word Document
Jury charge PDF Document Word Document
Medical Issues
Common Psychotropic Medications used with Children and Adolescents PDF Document  
Criteria Indicating Need for Further Review of a Child’s Clinical Status PDF Document  
Paternity
Paternity Registry Inquiry Request (VS-134)* PDF Document  
Paternity Questionnaire PDF Document Word Document
Mother’s Affidavit Regarding Child’s Father PDF Document Word Document
Servicemembers Civil Relief Act
How to Request a Certificate of Service/Non-Service PDF Document  
Affidavit Regarding Military Service PDF Document Word Document