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Legal Statutes: Texas

UPDATED July 20, 2016

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Subchapter A. Findings and Orders

back to top85.005. Agreed Order

(a) To facilitate settlement, the parties to a proceeding may agree in writing to the terms of a protective order as provided by Section 85.021. An agreement under this subsection is subject to the approval of the court.(b) To facilitate settlement, a respondent may agree in writing to the terms of a protective order as provided by Section 85.022, subject to the approval of the court. The court may not approve an agreement that requires the applicant to do or refrain from doing an act under Section 85.022.. The agreed order is enforceable civilly or criminally.(c) If the court approves an agreement between the parties, the court shall render an agreed protective order that is in the best interest of the applicant, the family or household, or a member of the family or household.(d) An agreed protective order is not enforceable as a contract.(e) An agreed protective order expires on the date the court order expires.


Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 34, § 1, eff. May 5, 1997.
Amended by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., ch. 541, § 1, eff. June 17, 2005.