The Texas Statutory Right to Jury Trial in Child Custody Cases: Its Constitutionality Remains Unresolved
Baron, Roger M.
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Analyzes the statutory right to a jury trial in child custody cases in Texas through cases that have challenged the constitutionality of the statute. The article discusses the rulings by the courts of appeals and details the Texas Supreme Court’s decision not to decide the constitutionality of the statute. The article argues whether there is a constitutional right to trial by the court in equity and whether the exceptions have overtaken the right itself.