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November 4, 2020

82.005. Application Filed During Suit for Dissolution of Marriage or Suit Affecting Parent-Child Relationship

A person who wishes to apply for a protective order with respect to the person’s spouse and who is a party to a suit for the dissolution of a marriage or a suit affecting the parent-child relationship that is pending in a court must file the application as required by Subchapter D, Chapter 85.