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Legal Information: Texas

Texas Court Forms

November 5, 2020

You can find court forms for family violence protective orders, divorce, and more on the Texas Courts website.

You can also find a “toolkit” that helps walk you through the steps of filling out the forms for a protective order and filling out forms related to custody (conservatorship), divorce, and more on the TexasLawHelp.org website. Note: Although all counties are supposed to accept the forms in the “protective order toolkit,” some counties may still prefer to use their own forms. If possible, you may want to call the district attorney’s office ahead of time to figure out if they will accept the protective order kit forms before filling them out. To learn more about the steps for filing please read our Texas Family Violence Protective Orders page.