Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code - Section 144.005. Court Records Concerning Order
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§ 144.005. COURT RECORDS CONCERNING ORDER. The court
shall seal records concerning an order issued under this chapter
and ensure that the court's records are not open for inspection by
any person except the former mental patient or on further order of
the court after notice to the former mental patient and a finding of
good cause. The institution of a suit or bringing of a claim by or
on behalf of the former mental patient or the former patient's
assignee or insurer constitutes good cause.
Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 1295, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1997.
Last modified: August 11, 2007