In re V.L.K. vs. Troxel: Is the "Best Interest" Standard in a Motion to Modify the Sole Managing Conservator Subject to a Due Process or Due Course Challenge?, 34 St. Mary's Law Journal 623 (Spring 2003)

01.01.03

A mother and father divorce and the father is named sole managing conservator to their only child. Two years later the father loses his job, and the father's mother (the child's grandmother) files a motion to modify custody and requests that the trial court name her the sole managing conservator. In doing so, the grandmother argues that she is better equipped to raise the child as she is wealthy and can provide a safe home and good education for the child. To read more, click on "Download PDF."

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