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Legal Statutes: Texas

UPDATED July 20, 2016

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Subchapter G. Appointment of Nonparent as Conservator

back to top§ 153.372. Nonparent Appointed as Joint Managing Conservator

(a) A nonparent, the Department of Family and Protective Services , or a licensed child-placing agency appointed as a joint managing conservator may serve in that capacity with either another nonparent or with a parent of the child.

(b) The procedural and substantive standards regarding an agreed or court-ordered joint managing conservatorship provided by Subchapter C1 apply to a nonparent joint managing conservator.


Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 20, § 1, eff. April 20, 1995. Amended by Acts 2015, 84th Leg., ch. 1 (S.B. 219), § 1.045, eff. April 2, 2015.