Category Archives: Dependency-Neglect

Child Abuse & Neglect

KLS attorneys have served as guardian ad litem in child abuse, dependency/neglect  and termination of parental rights cases.   KLS attorneys handle private cases and court appointments in this field.  KLS trains other attorneys across the state in this field as well.   KLS lawyers understand issues related to child abuse and neglect.   Child physical or emotional abuse claims can arise in a variety of contexts and motives. Sometimes the young victim tells a relative, friend, teacher, counselor or minister who then reports it to a government agency such as Child Protective Services may press charges. Other times a child tells a relative who files a lawsuit against the perpetrator.   Because of the victims' tender age, abuse cases frequently are complicated. You may seek a child abuse lawyer whether you have been accused of child abuse, or if you're seeking to file a lawsuit on the victim's behalf. Child abuse can take many forms. It...
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ANONYMOUS: As the president of an organization that has been helping homeschooling families for nearly 20 years, I have seen the work of quite a few attorneys. I have NEVER seen one as knowledgeable, aggressive, sincere, and effective as Lanis. One of the families with whom we are working now hired a local attorney and squandered $8K on him before finding Lanis. Within a few days of taking their badly mishandled case, she had filed more than a dozen overdue motions with the court, and changed the entire tenor of the adjudication, throwing light on the egregious misconduct of the county. This attorney has integrity, grit, wisdom and a true compassion for her work and the truth. She communicates fabulously, and is willing to invest the time it takes to make you feel fully informed about what is happening. I highly recommend her. Lanis Karnes is currently representing my family...
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