How do I know if I am the custodial parent or noncustodial parent?

If you receive child support, you are the custodial parent.

If you pay child support, you are the noncustodial parent.

If you do not know if you are the custodial or noncustodial parent, read more about conservatorship

Call the Access and Visitation Hotline toll free from 1-7 p.m., Monday through Friday, at 1 (866) 292-4636. Attorneys can help you determine if you are the custodial or noncustodial parent. Hint: Have your court order in front of you to read to the attorney.

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