Reviews and ratings of local lawyers.
Post a review of your attorney.
Learn when to hire and how to choose the right attorney.
Not looking for Child Custody lawyers?
Start researching Child Custody advice. Browse articles and Q&A on Child Custody legal topics.
Not looking for Child Custody information?
For $39 talk directly to a top-reviewed lawyer on the phone using Avvo Advisor. Get your questions answered in a 15-minute call.
Post a question and get free legal advice from attorneys.
See what others are asking about in the free Q&A forum.
Not looking for Child Custody services?
I want to file for custody In the state of Texas. I would like to know how long I would have to live there to file? The father dose not have any legal custody! I just need to leave the state of CA, for the safey of me and my one year old!
+ Read More
Speeding / Traffic Ticket Lawyer
Assuming that Texas has adopted the provisions of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act (UCCJA),
six months is the likely answer.
Mark as best answer
Mark as helpful
2 found this helpful
0 lawyers agree
Add a comment
Child Custody Lawyer
You need to live in Texas for 6 months, and you must be a resident of the county you wish to file in for 90 days prior. Hope that helps!
1 lawyer agrees
Post a free question on our public forum.
- or -
Search for lawyers by reviews and ratings.