Joint Custody - The Myth
A. Sole Managing Conservatorship vs. Joint Managing Conservatorship
 Sole Managing Conservatorship:
Sole Managing Conservatorship
 Joint Managing Conservatorship
JMC With Primary Possession
JMC W/out Primary Possession
B. Standard of Change for Future Modification
The standard for modifying conservatorships (ie attempting to change custody) in the future is virtually the same. This should not be a consideration in determining whether to be a "sole" or "joint" conservator unless the children may be moved to another state (where the laws may differ as regards these titles).
C. Differences in Visitation and Child Support for "Sole" vs. "Joint"
There is no difference in the payment of child support or in the amount of visitation to be awarded between the different types of conservatorship. Joint Managing Conservatorship is presumed in the best interest of kids.
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