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It can get very stressful and emotional for parents to deal with child custody when going through a divorce. A parent should fight for control when it is in the child’s best interest that they do so. A parent’s selfish needs or desires to hurt the other spouse should not be a factor, nor should a parent’s wishes to collect child support.  

Our Child Custody Attorneys in North Texas, understand that when children are involved, emotions run high. Our lawyers have the relevant knowledge and experience to deal with such cases and help find a fair and equitable solution that works in the child’s best interest. 

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Texas Child Custody cases

According to Texas law, child custody is known as conservatorship, and it is granted to certain persons based on the child’s best interests. Thus, if you want to get custody of your child, you will need to prove that you are the perfect option for the child. 

Conservatorship includes various rights, including but not limited to the right to make crucial decisions for a child, receive information about the child’s welfare, have access to the child’s medical and educational records, and consent to medical treatment.

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Legal and Physical Custody

Legal custody of the child includes the parent’s rights or the ability to make crucial decisions on matters that are associated with the child. For example, where the child may go for his or her education, and whether the child should meet with a psychologist, etc. In Texas, it is possible for both the parents to get equal legal custody of the child, while one of the parents can get the primary physical custody of the child. Our family law lawyers understand that every situation is different, and they will ensure that all your concerns and wishes are met.

 

 

 

 

 

Best Interests of the Child

 

How do we know what is in the best interest of the child? We have read time after time that the child’s custody will be decided according to the child’s best interests, but how do we know what exactly is that? It is the court that has to consider certain factors when deciding on the matter. The court will see whether the parent can care for the emotional and physical needs of the child. The court will also examine any evidence that shows that the parent is unfit for taking care of the child in any way. The parents who get the primary custody of the child are known as the custodial parent, whereas the noncustodial parent will be granted visitation rights. 

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We know how important it is for a parent to protect their relationship with the child when going through a divorce. So, if you are going through a divorce in Texas and want help in getting child custody, you should get in touch with our Child custody attorneys who are based in the North Texas area.

 

Explore your options by calling our law firm today. We will work with you keeping in view the best interests of your child.