Law:Title 2. Department Of Human Services And Department Of Protective And Regulatory Services. Subtitle E. Services For Families from Chapter 54. Protective Orders Sought By Department Of Protective And Regulatory Services (Texas)

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Subtitle E. Services For Families

Chapter 54. Protective Orders Sought By Department Of Protective And Regulatory Services

Section  54.001.  Protective Orders.

The Department of Protective and Regulatory Services shall adopt rules to provide procedures for the filing of protective orders for the protection of a member of a family or household as provided by Section 71.04, Family Code.

Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 1024, Sec. 22, eff. Sept. 1, 1995.



Section  54.002.  Notice To Nonabusive Parent Or Household Member.

The Department of Protective and Regulatory Services shall provide prior notice to a nonabusive parent or adult member of a household of the department's intent to file an application for a protective order for a child or older person and shall request the assistance of the person receiving the notice in developing a safety plan for household members and the child or older person for whom the order is sought. The department shall exercise reasonable safety precautions to protect a nonabusive parent or other member of a household while providing notice and requesting assistance under this section.

Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 1024, Sec. 22, eff. Sept. 1, 1995.


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