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November 4, 2020

Art. 7A.03. Required findings; issuance of protective order

(a) At the close of a hearing on an application for a protective order under this chapter, the court shall find whether there are reasonable grounds to believe that the applicant is the victim of sexual assault or abuse, indecent assault, stalking, or trafficking.

(b) If the court makes a finding described by Subsection (a), the court shall issue a protective order that includes a statement of the required findings.

(c) An offender’s conviction of or placement on deferred adjudication community supervision for an offense listed in Article 7A.01(a)(1) or (2) constitutes reasonable grounds under Subsection (a).