Standard Possession Order Calendar in Texas (2021)
The Standard Possession Order (SPO) WITHOUT elections is highlighted or calendared below. An SPO without elections includes the 1st, 3rd, and 5th weekends every month starting at 6 PM on Friday to Sunday at 6 PM with two hours on Thursdays during the school year for the noncustodial parent (generally 6 PM - 8 PM).
An Expanded Standard Possession Order with elections includes the 1st, 3rd, and 5th weekends of every month from Friday at school dismissal to Monday when school resumes with Thursday overnights during the school year for the noncustodial parent.
Under both the SPO or ESPO, Dad gets Father’s Day Weekend and Mom gets Mother’s Day weekend and alternating Spring Break, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years.
*NOTE/TIP: 5th Weekends are always followed by the 1st Weekend.