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This article answers questions about custody disputes between a parent and a nonparent in a modification case where there is an existing custody order under which one or both parents were found to be fit and appoint managing conservators.  
This article explains what to expect if you are ordered to appear in a IV-D Court (also known as child support court). This article should not be considered legal advice, and doesn’t replace legal advice. It won’t explain every legal action that can happen in IV-D Court—just the most common ones.
This article explains what to expect if you are ordered to appear in a IV-D Court (also known as child support court). This article should not be considered legal advice, and doesn’t replace legal advice. It won’t explain every legal action that can happen in IV-D Court—just the most common ones.
This article was written by TexasLawHelp. 
This article about geographic restrictions on children's residences in custody orders was written by Texas Legal Services Center.  
This article about which parent or conservator gets to make health care and vaccination decisions for a child was written by TexasLawHelp.  
The Texas Supreme Court has issued several emergency orders that affects all trial courts. See Court Closures, Orders, Postponements, and Updated Procedures Due to COVID-19.
This article tells you how to file an answer in a family law case (such as a divorce, custody, paternity, or modification case). ANSWER FORMS ARE INCLUDED.   
This TexasLawHelp article gives an overview of interstate child custody issues.  
This article answers questions about parental visitation rights at a child's school.
This article provides information for those representing themselves in a simple (uncontested) divorce, along with discussions about division of marital property and issues concerning children. Also provides tips on court etiquette and deadlines. It was written by the Texas Young Lawyers Association.  
This article discusses registering other states' custody and support orders in Texas so that Texas courts can change and enforce them.
This article contains a guide with information and resources for people representing themselves in a divorce, with resources and information specific to the Dallas, Texas, area. This article was written by the Dallas Bar Association.   
This article discusses serving incarcerated persons in Texas with citation and documents in a family law case.  
This article explains how you serve a family law respondent who lives in Mexico.  
This article explores alternative dispute resolution for Suits Affecting the Parent-Child Relationship.
This article explains the use of standing orders in some Texas counties. A standing order is a court order that automatically takes effect (starts) when a case is filed.  
This article tells you about temporary orders and temporary restraining orders (TROs) in family law cases.   
Texas does not have legal separation, so this article explains how to protect your legal rights when you are not, for whatever reason, ready to divorce.