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Legal Statutes: Texas

UPDATED July 20, 2016

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Chapter 87. Modification of Protective Orders

back to top87.002. Modification May Not Extend Duration of Order

A protective order may not be modified to extend the period of the order's validity beyond the second anniversary of the date the original order was rendered or beyond the date the order expires under Section 85.025(a-1) or (c), whichever date occurs later.



Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 34, § 1, eff. May 5, 1997. Amended by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 1160, § 5, eff. Sept. 1, 1999; Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., ch. 627 (S.B. 789), § 3, eff. Sept. 1, 2011.