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Visitation Dispute Resolution Program

The Travis County Domestic Relations Office (DRO) will assist parents with conflict resolution arising from child visitation access and possession issues.

This is a free program designed to foster Cooperation between parents.

Program Requirements

Any parent or guardian may apply for services as long as the following requirements are met:

  • No litigation may be pending concerning child custody or visitation.
  • Applicant has been denied court ordered visitation.
  • Applicant must have a Final Travis County order or a Final order that has been transferred to Travis County.

Program Goals

  • Assist parents with communication and promote cooperative parenting regarding their children’s visitation.
  • Establish Co-parenting practices that are in their child’s best interest so court ordered visitation can resume.
  • Help parents understand their court ordered visitation.
  • Resolve conflict that affects visitation.

Program Expectations

  • The other parent will be contacted informing them of your application with the Visitation Dispute Resolution program. You must be able to provide up to date contact information for the other parent.
  • Both parents must be willing to participate in mediation and/or a conflict resolution plan.
  • If you believe the only recourse for your dispute is litigation, please contact a private attorney or the Travis County Law library. The Domestic Relations Office does NOT take cases to court for Modification or Enforcement of a court order.

TAX RATE: TRAVIS COUNTY ADOPTED A TAX RATE THAT WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR’S TAX RATE. THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED BY 8.7 PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $22.42.

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