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Can emotional, verbal, and metal abuse be used in a child custody or child visitation case?

Lawyer's Assistant: What steps have been taken? Have any papers been filed in family court?

Mental

Lawyer's Assistant: Family law varies by state. What state are you in?

Texas Lubbock TX

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Family Lawyer: Nisha Jones,
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I'm sorry to hear about your situation.

Yes, any abuse will be given strong consideration by a family court judge, and can even result in custody or visitation being denied.

Is this a situation where the parent was subjected to abuse, or the child, or both?

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