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No Mommy Presumption for Custody in Texas.

As a Dallas divorce lawyer, I am often asked whether court's still presume that custody of a child should go to the mother as opposed to the father. The short answer is no. Courts are not permitted to consider the gender of the parent (or the child) in making decisions regarding custody. Generally the best interests of the child are the primary considerations the court assesses in determining custody issues.… Continue Reading
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