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Legal Statutes: Texas

UPDATED July 20, 2016

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Subchapter D. Relationship Between Protective Order and Suit for Dissolution of Marriage and Suit Affecting Parent-Child Relationship

back to top85.061. Dismissal of Application Prohibited; Subsequently Filed Suit for Dissolution of Marriage or Suit Affecting Parent-Child Relationship

If an application for a protective order is pending, a court may not dismiss the application or delay a hearing on the application on the grounds that a suit for dissolution of marriage or suit affecting the parent-child relationship is filed after the date the application was filed.

Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 1193, § 16, eff. Sept. 1, 1997.