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Legal Statutes: Texas

UPDATED July 20, 2016

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Subchapter A. Findings and Orders

back to top85.003. Separate Protective Orders Required

(a) A court that renders separate protective orders that apply to both parties and require both parties to do or refrain from doing acts under Section 85.022 shall render two distinct and separate protective orders in two separate documents that reflect the appropriate conditions for each party.(b) A court that renders protective orders that apply to both parties and require both parties to do or refrain from doing acts under Section 85.022 shall render the protective orders in two separate documents. The court shall provide one of the documents to the applicant and the other document to the respondent.(c) A court may not render one protective order under Section 85.022 that applies to both parties.


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