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Legal Statutes: Texas

UPDATED July 20, 2016

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Subchapter D. Enforcement

back to top152.304. Temporary Visitation

(a) A court of this state which does not have jurisdiction to modify a child custody determination may issue a temporary order enforcing:

(1) a visitation schedule made by a court of another state; or

(2) the visitation provisions of a child custody determination of another state that does not provide for a specific visitation schedule.

(b) If a court of this state makes an order under Subsection (a)(2), the court shall specify in the order a period that it considers adequate to allow the petitioner to obtain an order from a court having jurisdiction under the criteria specified in Subchapter C. [FN1] The order remains in effect until an order is obtained from the other court or the period expires.
Added by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 34, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1999.