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 Standard Child Custody in Texas?

Answer When parents separate or divorce, they must decide who will have custody of their children. It is always better when parents can agree on an arrangement. A court will make the decision when the par... Read More »
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Top Q&A For: Standard Child Custody in Texas

In Texas when the child's mother dies does the joint custody father get custody?

Properly, yes, however there can be complications. If the mother names some other person guardianship, the father could be facing an expensive custody challenge. This issue should be clarified in t... Read More »
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If CPS places a child in your custody in Texas how long do you have to wait before trying to adopt the child and how much does an adoption like this cost?

It depends if it is a kinship placement or not.  If the child is related to you, you can file for adoption as part of the termination of parental rights or anytime thereafter.  If it is a kinship... Read More »
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In Texas would a step-dad get custody of a minor child if the mom died and the biological father has never been a part of the child's life?

yes, but its tough. The step father would have to adopt the child. For this to happen, the biological father would have to relinquish all rights through the court system.
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What are Texas child custody laws?

See the link below for a simple summary. Aside from a few reference differences, they follow the same general rules of every state, with one big exception. Texas allows jury trials in child custody... Read More »
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