Divorce & Custody Resources for Texas

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ForumTexas State Forum
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Child Support GuidelinesSupportGuidelines.com
Child Support EmancipationIn Texas, the child is emancipated when child turns 18, or if child is in high school, when child graduates.
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Termination of Parental Rights
Termination of Parental Rights: Texas
TEXAS - §§ 161.001, 161.003(a)
Abandonment or Extreme Parental DisinterestYes
Abuse/NeglectYes
Mental Illness or DeficiencyYes
Alcohol- or Drug-induced IncapacityYes
Felony Conviction/ IncarcerationYes
Failure of Reasonable EffortsYes
Sexual AbuseYes
Abuse/Neglect or Loss of Rights of Another ChildYes
Failure to Maintain ContactYes
Failure to Provide SupportYes
Failure to Establish Paternity 
Child Judged in Need of Services/Dependent 
Child's Best InterestYes
Child in care 15 of 22 months (or less) 
Felony assault of child or siblingYes
Murder/Manslaughter of sibling childYes
Other Grounds• Refusal to submit to court order
• Failure to provide education
• Voluntary relinquishment
• Drug or alcohol addicted newborn

Texas Parenting PlansParenting Plan Kit for Texas
Texas Parenting
Plan Generator
Texas Parenting Plan generator
Attorney Complaint InformationFiling complaints against attorneys in Texas

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