Texas Family Code - Section 103.002. Transfer Of Original Proceedings Within State
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§ 103.002. TRANSFER OF ORIGINAL PROCEEDINGS WITHIN
STATE. (a) If venue of a suit is improper in the court in which an
original suit is filed and no other court has continuing, exclusive
jurisdiction of the suit, on the timely motion of a party other than
the petitioner, the court shall transfer the proceeding to the
county where venue is proper.
(b) On a showing that a suit for dissolution of the marriage
of the child's parents has been filed in another court, a court in
which a suit is pending shall transfer the proceedings to the court
where the dissolution of the marriage is pending.
(c) The procedures in Chapter 155 apply to a transfer of:
(1) an original suit under this section; or
(2) a suit for modification or a motion for
enforcement under this title.
Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 20, § 1, eff. April 20, 1995.
Last modified: August 11, 2007