Parental Visitation in Texas
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In Texas, parental visitation is often referred to as “access to
or possession of the child.” When parents cannot come to an agreed
upon visitation plan, the court will step in and issue a standard visitation
schedule. As a noncustodial parent of a child, you still have parental
visitation rights. To ensure that those rights are protected, you’ll
need a skilled and experienced Spring family lawyer on your side.
Call the Law Office of Bryan Fagan today at (281) 810-9760 to learn more
about your case.
The Standard Possession Order
Depending on the home environment and nature of the divorce, there are
a different types of parental visitation that the court can order. In
Texas, Standard Possession Orders are filed for ex-spouses who cannot
agree on a parenting plan. The Standard Possession Order outlines the
schedule both parents must follow, but the court can modify the visitation
order based on what is in the best interest of the child.
For parents who live within 100 miles of each other, the noncustodial parent
- The first, third and fifth weekends of every month
- Thursday evenings of each week
- Alternating holidays
- Extended periods of time during summer vacation
For parents who live more than 100 miles apart:
- No mid-week visitation
- Alternating holidays
- The noncustodial parent has visitation every spring break and a longer
extended period of time in the summer
In cases where the child is very young and has had very little or no previous
contact with the noncustodial parent, the court will file a Modified Possession
Order. Under this order, noncustodial parents will start off with shorter
visits that become longer as time goes on, until the Standard Possession
of Order is met.
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