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This toolkit tells you how to ask for a paternity order. A paternity order says who is (and sometimes who is not) a child’s legal father. A paternity order can include orders for custody, visitation, child support, medical support, and dental support (although it doesn’t have to). FORMS ARE INCLUDED.
In certain circumstances, a man mistakenly named as a child’s legal father can ask a court to terminate his parental rights. This toolkit tells you about filing a mistaken paternity case. FORMS ARE INCLUDED.
This article tells you about acknowledgment of paternity and denial of paternity.
This article about amending petitions in family law matters was written by Texas Legal Services Center.
In Texas, the legal word for child custody is “conservatorship.” This article tells you about child custody/conservatorship in Texas, including how to file or respond to a custody case. LINKS TO FORMS INCLUDED.
This article tells you about child support, medical support, and dental support in Texas, including how to get or change a child support order. LINK TO FORMS INCLUDED.   
In Texas, a visitation order is called a “possession order.” This article tells you about possession orders, including how get or change a possession order. SAMPLE POSSESSION ORDER FORMS ARE INCLUDED.
This article tells you about court fees and fee waivers. FEE WAIVER FORM INCLUDED.
This article explains what to expect if you are ordered to appear in a IV-D Court (also known as child support court). This article should not be considered legal advice, and doesn’t replace legal advice. It won’t explain every legal action that can happen in IV-D Court—just the most common ones.
This article explains what to expect if you are ordered to appear in a IV-D Court (also known as child support court). This article should not be considered legal advice, and doesn’t replace legal advice. It won’t explain every legal action that can happen in IV-D Court—just the most common ones.
This article tells you how to file an answer in a family law case (such as a divorce, custody, paternity or modification case). ANSWER FORMS ARE INCLUDED.
This article tells you how to serve the initial court papers in a family law case (such as a divorce, custody, modification or paternity case).
This article tells you how to take back (rescind or challenge) an Acknowledgement of Paternity (AOP) or Denial of Paternity (DOP).
This article contains information on terminating parental rights. This article was written by TexasLawHelp staff. 
This handbook tells you about Harris County family courts and other family law issues.
This article explains what to expect if you are ordered to appear in a IV-D Court (also known as child support court). This article should not be considered legal advice, and doesn’t replace legal advice. It won’t explain every legal action that can happen in IV-D Court—just the most common ones.