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Sec. 153.005.  APPOINTMENT OF SOLE OR JOINT MANAGING CONSERVATOR.  (a)  In a suit, the court may appoint a sole managing conservator or may appoint joint managing conservators.  If the parents are or will be separated, the court shall appoint at least one managing conservator.

(b)  A managing conservator must be a parent, a competent adult, an authorized agency, or a licensed child-placing agency

Sec. 153.006.  APPOINTMENT OF POSSESSORY CONSERVATOR.  (a)  If a managing conservator is appointed, the court may appoint one or more possessory conservators.

(b)  The court shall specify the rights and duties of a person appointed possessory conservator.

(c)  The court shall specify and expressly state in the order the times and conditions for possession of or access to the child, unless a party shows good cause why specific orders would not be in the best interest of the child.

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