Selected State Statutes: Texas
§ 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.
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