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Legal Statutes: Texas

UPDATED July 20, 2016

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Subchapter D. Enforcement

back to top152.301. Definitions

In this subchapter:

(1) “Petitioner” means a person who seeks enforcement of an order for return of a child under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction or enforcement of a child custody determination.

(2) “Respondent” means a person against whom a proceeding has been commenced for enforcement of an order for return of a child under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction or enforcement of a child custody determination.
Added by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 34, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1999.