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  • Every Child Needs the Love of Both Parents: Non-custodial Parent's Guide

    This external website includes English and Spanish resources for parents who do not have primary custody of their children, sponsored by Legal Aid of Northwest Texas and the Texas Attorney General's Office. It contains legal information about custody, child support, visitation, grandparents' rights and paternity issues. It provides some forms that might be useful to a non-custodial parent. Read More

    Legal Aid of Northwest Texas
  • Non-Custodial Parents Handbook

    This handbook, by the Texas Attorney General's office is to inform noncustodial parents about paternity establishment and child support services. The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) believes that children do better when they have the love and support of both parents. This guide is designed with that in mind. Read More

    Texas Attorney General
  • Co-Parenting Resources

    "Co-Parenting" (sometimes called "shared parenting") is when both parents work together as a team to raise their children, even after the marriage or romantic relationship is over. This is not a skill that most people are taught, so you may have to do some learning along the way to find out the best way to co-parent in your family. This guide will give you some helpful tips to start learning to co-parent.- Excerpt from "For Our Children: Learning to Work Together" by the Texas Attorney General's Office Read More

    Office of the Texas Attorney General
  • Pregnancy, Parenting, and Depression Resource List

    Both pregnancy and parenting can be surprisingly difficult. This is true for both first time and experienced parents because each pregnancy and child may be different. This resource list, by the Texas Department of State Health Services, gives the names and addresses of professional organizations that help people address their pregnancy, parenting, and depression needs. Read More

    Texas Department of State Health Services.
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