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Yetter Coleman Joins with Haynes & Boone and Canales & Simonson to Assist Children’s Rights in Filing A Class Action In Federal Court Seeking Widespread Reform Of Texas Foster Care Program

A class action was filed by Children's Rights, a national advocacy group, in an effort to institute widespread reform on behalf of 12,000 children who are currently in the Texas foster care system. With the support of Yetter Coleman, Haynes & Boone, and Canales & Simonson, M.D. v. Perry was filed against Texas's Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) charging that the constitutional rights violations of children who have been in the Texas foster care system for at least a year and failing to ensure their safety and well-being while in its custody.

Paul Yetter, Dori Goldman, and Christopher Porter lead the firm's efforts.