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84.001. Time Set for Hearing

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84.001. Time Set for Hearing

(a) On the filing of an application for a protective order, the court shall set a date and time for the hearing unless a later date is requested by the applicant. Except as provided by Section 84.002, the court may not set a date later than the 14th day after the date the application is filed.(b) The court may not delay a hearing on an application in order to consolidate it with a hearing on a subsequently filed application.