When custodial parent dies does noncustodial parent get custody?

Answer Yes, they do.

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If custodial parent moves out of state and leaves child with noncustodial parent does the noncustodial parent automatically gain custody?

No, but the non-custodial parent has a pretty good case for getting custody in court.

Does the court ever change a ruling from joint custody to full custody for the custodial parent if the non-custodial parent gives up his visitation?

Answer Because it's almost always in a child's best interest to have a relationship with both parents, courts are generally reluctant to take away visitation rights. In some states, custody order... Read More »

Who assumes child custody when the custodial parent dies?

If the custodial parent dies, the surviving parent gains sole custody unless it can be proven that it would be detrimental to the child. Custody may be contested by anyone with an interest.Referen... Read More »

In the state of Texas under what circumstances will they grant the termination of rights of the noncustodial parent when requested by the custodial parent?

Answer Too complicated to answer simply. See an attorney that does child custody and family law.