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Do I get automatic visitation rights to my child after a divorce?

Even though there seems to be a nationwide push for shared parenting plans to be used post divorce, it is not uncommon for one spouse in Texas to be granted full custody of children in some cases. If a shared or joint custody arrangement isn't a possibility, for whatever the reason, the parent who was not granted custody may wonder if they are at least entitled to visitation rights. In this week's blog post, we are going to explore visitation rights, parental roles and the standard possession order.

Defending one's visitation rights

It can be very hard for a parent to not have custody of their child following a divorce. It is understandable that no longer having a child who used to be an everyday part of their life living with them on a regular basis could leave a noncustodial parent feeling a little down.