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Legal Statutes: Texas

UPDATED July 20, 2016

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Subchapter D. Parent Appointed as Possessory Conservator

back to top153.191. Presumption that Parent to be Appointed Possessory Conservator

The court shall appoint as a possessory conservator a parent who is not appointed as a sole or joint managing conservator unless it finds that the appointment is not in the best interest of the child and that parental possession or access would endanger the physical or emotional welfare of the child.
Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 20, § 1, eff. April 20, 1995.