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Texas law deems child custody as a conservatorship, which means a parent is referred to as a conservator instead of a custodian, according to FindLaw. Texas law stipulates that a judge must determine the terms of a conse... More »

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To gain an understanding of child custody laws, first research nationwide laws at sites such as Cornell University's Legal Information Institute. Then, use sites such as About Parenting, which details state-specific laws... More »

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Florida law allows separating parents the opportunity to arrange their own custody and visitation plans. If they cannot agree upon one themselves, the state brings the parents and minor children before a judge, who devis... More »

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Parents can find downloadable child custody forms from non-profit organizations, county websites or law sites, according to the TexasLawHelp.org, Maricopa County and RocketLawyer websites. Consult a lawyer, mediator or o... More »

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Texas adoption laws state that any adult may adopt a child after parental rights of that child have been terminated. Before adoption, Texas law states that each child must undergo health, social, educational and genetic ... More »

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Non-custodial parents in Texas feel that child support laws are unfair to them because they pay more child support payments than custodial parents. Also, the laws do not consider the capacity of the parent to make paymen... More »

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Types of child custody agreements awarded by courts include physical custody, legal custody, sole custody and joint custody, according to FindLaw. The agreements define the level of support and access each parent has to ... More »

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