can my husband take my child being that i cheated while we were married in the state oftx

Asked on June 16, 2009 under Family Law, Texas


B. B., Member, New Jersey Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

I doubt that your cheating will make that much of a difference in deciding child custody.  But there are variations in the law, from one state to another, and all the facts of your case can be important.  For advice that you can rely on, you need to have the whole situation reviewed by an attorney in your area.  One place to find a qualified lawyer is our website,

Most divorce courts today don't use child custody decisions to punish one parent or the other, the focus is on the best interests of the child.

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