Selected State Statutes: Texas
82.006. Application Filed After Dissolution of Marriage
If an applicant for a protective order is a former spouse of the individual alleged to have committed family violence, the application must include:
(1) a copy of the decree dissolving the marriage; or
(2) a statement that the decree is unavailable to the applicant and that a copy of the decree will be filed with the court before the hearing on the application.
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