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Legal Statutes: Texas

UPDATED July 20, 2016

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Chapter 81. General Provision

back to top81.009. Appeal

(a) Except as provided by Subsections (b) and (c), a protective order rendered under this subtitle may be appealed. (b) A protective order rendered against a party in a suit for dissolution of a marriage may not be appealed until the time the final decree of dissolution of the marriage becomes a final, appealable order. (c) A protective order rendered against a party in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship may not be appealed until the time an order providing for support of the child or possession of or access to the child becomes a final, appealable order.

Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., ch. 916, § 2, eff. June 18, 2005.