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Legal Statutes: Texas

UPDATED July 20, 2016

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Subchapter A. Application for Protective Order

back to top82.006. Application Filed After Dissolution of Marriage

If an applicant for a protective order is a former spouse of the individual alleged to have committed family violence, the application must include:

(1) a copy of the decree dissolving the marriage; or

(2) a statement that the decree is unavailable to the applicant and that a copy of the decree will be filed with the court before the hearing on the application.

 

Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 34, § 1, eff. May 5, 1997.