Determining custody of your child will likely be of utmost importance to you. Your divorce will likely have unique circumstance regarding your child, whether it is the stability of the parents, the age or capacity of the child, or even outside influences. The attorneys at Travers & Travers understand and are experienced to handle custody issues for you.
Custody In Texas
In Texas custody is known as conservatorship. Parents are often named joint managing conservators, meaning they typically have equal say in important decision-making authority for the child, such as education and health care. The parent providing the primary residence is called the primary parent.
Best Interests Of The Child
In all cases, custody is determined by what is in the child’s best interest. The judge will determine the child’s best interest based on several factors such as:
— The ability of the parent to care for the child
— The ability to co-parent with the other parent
— The physical and emotional needs of the child
— The fitness and stability of the parent
The attorneys at Travers & Travers will guide you in pursuing custody of your child. Whether through negotiation or litigation, we have the experience to assist you.