Sometimes, grandparents in Texas may decide that they want custody of their grandchildren. This is not always easy to do, but it can be done. It's very important for grandparents to know what factors play into the decision. This way, they can see exactly what has to be shown for them to be granted the custody they seek over an immediate parent. Some things considered include:
For one lesbian couple in Texas, the five-minute hearing in front of a state district court judge in Tarrant County may be one of the first few in the state that actually ended in divorce. For almost two years, the couple had been trying to divorce, but the laws at the state and federal levels did not coincide. As a result, the couple's split has been followed closely in the media because of their appeal of the court's initial ruling.