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Legal Statutes: Texas

UPDATED July 20, 2016

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Subchapter H. Rights of Grandparent, Aunt, or Uncle

back to top§ 153.431. Appointment of Grandparent, Aunt, or Uncle as Managing Conservator

If both of the parents of a child are deceased, the court may consider appointment of a parent, sister, or brother of a deceased parent as a managing conservator of the child, but that consideration does not alter or diminish the discretionary power of the court.


Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 20, § 1, eff. April 20, 1995. Amended by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., ch. 484, § 2, eff. Sept. 1, 2005.