Sec. 6.404. INFORMATION REGARDING PROTECTIVE ORDERS. At any time while a suit for dissolution of a marriage is pending, if the court believes, on the basis of any information received by the court, that a party to the suit or a member of the party’s family or household may be a victim of family violence, the court shall inform that party of the party’s right to apply for a protective order under Title 4.
Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 361, Sec. 2, eff. June 17, 2005.
Sec. 6.405. PROTECTIVE ORDER. (a) The petition in a suit for dissolution of a marriage must state whether a protective order under Title 4 is in effect or if an application for a protective order is pending with regard to the parties to the suit.
(b) The petitioner shall attach to the petition a copy of each protective order issued under Title 4 in which one of the parties to the suit was the applicant and the other party was the respondent without regard to the date of the order. If a copy of the protective order is not available at the time of filing, the petition must state that a copy of the order will be filed with the court before any hearing.
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