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Q: I moved from tx to nc when my son was 3 wks old. Never married to father. Been in NC for 11 months and had temp orders

In texas while i was living in NC. Does temp orders in Tx require me to have texas as jurisdiction if child and I havent lived in texas in almost a year and the child was only there for three weeks? Just dont know if i sign final orders saying no other ct has jurisdiction and I feel nc is more... Read more »

Daniel Abasolo
Daniel Abasolo answered on May 7, 2012

The Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Enforcement Act (UCCJEA) governs where child custody cases are heard and what courts have jurisdiction in all 50 states. When a court issues orders concerning conservatorship, visitation, or support of a child it becomes the "court of continuing exclusive... Read more »

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Q: Is there anything that would allow a grandparent to file for a motion to access their grandchilder in Texas law?Housto

I know I need to have standing before I will even be able to file on my daughter to have visit with my grandkids. Is there anyway to do it without involving CPS? She is a good mother she just uses the kids to hurt anyone when she gets mad and she is always mad.

Daniel Abasolo
Daniel Abasolo answered on May 7, 2012

The Supreme Court and Texas law recognizes the overwhelming interest parents have in raising their children. The court will not usurp parental authority and judgment without a good reason. Still, grandparents have some limited ability to seek conservatorship or access:

Conservatorship is...
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