What it means is that everything that was asked for, except what the judge officially said "OK" on, is denied.
Lets say you filed for pri**** custody, supervised visitation to be paid for by the NCP, $1,000 a month child support, for the NCP to pay 100% of medical bills, 100% of daycare, cover the child on insurance, for the NCP to pay all your attorney fees, and $1,000 a month alimony. This is the "relief" you were asking for. (Relief being the legal-ese version of "This is what I want")
The judge granted you physical custody, $500 a month child support, the NCP is to cover the child on insurance and pay 1/2 of uninsured medical, unsupervised visitation according to the TX standard possession order. That's it. That's all the judge granted.
So... the "relief" you didn't get is: $1,000 a month in alimony, no supervised visitation, no 100% of daycare costs, no attorney fees, only $500 a month in CS and the NCP only being responsible for 50% of medical. These things that you requested were effectively "denied".
If the judge didn't expressly "grant" something requested (relief), then it is effectively "denied".
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