Visitation in a Texas Divorce

Texas law has what is known as the "standard visitation schedule". The standard visitation schedule is what is usually ordered when parents cannot come to an agreement on their own.

Standard visitation rules may vary depending upon how far away from the visiting parent the children lives. The schedule is different if this distance is greater than 100 miles.

When considering visitation arrangements courts generally want to make sure that children will have frequent, continuing contact with parents who have shown the ability to act in the best interest of the child. The state will also want to ensure a safe and stable environment for the children to grow up in.

In divorce it is common for visitation issues to become contentious. It usually best for parents to share in the rights and duties of raising their child after the parents have separated or divorced.

You cannot legally deny visitation because of failure to pay child support.

Visitation (Divorce) in Texas Law

Criminal Procedure

Child+visit*

pertaining to eligibility to participate in victims rights program

Education Code

Child+visit*

pertaining to services for children with disabilities, visitation at the child's school

Family Code

Divorce+property

pertains to child visitation rights.

Family Code

Child+visit*

pertaining to contents of authorization agreement, execution of authorization agreement, termination, place and conditions of detention, rights to be informed of proceeding, gen. standing to file suit, information submitted to court, temporary visitation, registration of child custody determination, domestic violence, person designated to exercise visitation for conservator, primary residence a child, cumulative remedies, health care programs for certain children, authority to contract, conduct of investigation, anonymous report, service plan, duties and services of department, child custody proceeding

Government Code

Child+visit*

pertaining to cases that may be referred by district court, family unity and participation, food stamp program, outreach and eligibility determination pilot program, search for parent or guardian of a child, monitoring of child care facilities

Health & Safety Code

Child+visit*

pertaining to school for children having tuberculosis, child occupied facility

Human Resource Code

Child+visit*

pertaining to authority in scope of program, eligibility, required affidavit for applicants for employment, parental visitation, registered family home, rights of parents, commission caseworkers, rules regarding services for foster children

Occupation Code

Child+visit*

pertaining to child occupied facility

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