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What is the correct title to use if you only have a filed divorce

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What is the correct title to use if you only have a filed divorce decree on record and years later now want to modify what is in that decree...in particular, joint managing conservator to sole custody...do I use this title: Petition in Suit Affecting the Parent-Child Relationship, this title: Order in Suit Affecting Parent-Child Relationship, this title: Petition to Modify Parent-Child Relationship, or this title: Order in Suit to Modify Parent-Child Relationship?
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It appears you want to file a Petition to Modify the Parenting Plan. This Petition may have a different name in your jurisdiction. Please tell me what state you reside in and I will see if I can find a form
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Texas

At this link you will find a free download of all of the documents required to change child support and custody orders:
http://www.texaslawhelp.org/documents/clusters/TX/198/English/modification.shtml



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Customer: replied 6 years ago.

Thanks. I actually knew of this link already, but was wanting more of a precise answer. Can you push this back out to the pool of experts? I want to see what others may know who are family with Texas law. Thanks.

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
...familiar with Texas law. Thanks.
Thank you for allowing me to assist you.

The title you need is "ORIGINAL PETITION TO MODIFY THE PARENT-CHILD RELATIONSHIP"

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Category: Family Law
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Experience: I have practiced family law since 1996, focusing on child custody and domestic violence
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