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Legal Statutes: Texas

UPDATED July 20, 2016

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Subchapter K. Parenting Plan and Parenting Coordinator

back to top§ 153.6031. Exception to Dispute Resolution Process Requirement

A requirement in a parenting plan that a party initiate or participate in a dispute resolution process before filing a court action does not apply to an action:

(1) to modify the parenting plan in an emergency;

(2) to modify child support;

(3) alleging that the child's present circumstances will significantly impair the child's physical health or significantly impair the child's emotional development;

(4) to enforce; or

(5) in which the party shows that enforcement of the requirement is precluded or limited by Section 153.0071.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., ch. 1181, § 4, eff. Sept. 1, 2007.

<Acts 2007, 80th Leg., ch. 921, § 17.001(21) relettered a former Subchapter J, Parenting Plan and Parenting Coordinator, consisting of V.T.C.A., Family Code §§ 153.601 et seq., as Subchapter K, consisting of the same sections.>