Texas Family Code - Section 157.061. Setting Hearing
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§ 157.061. SETTING HEARING. (a) On filing a motion for
enforcement requesting contempt, the court shall set the date,
time, and place of the hearing and order the respondent to
personally appear and respond to the motion.
(b) If the motion for enforcement does not request contempt,
the court shall set the motion for hearing on the request of a
(c) The court shall give preference to a motion for
enforcement of child support in setting a hearing date and may not
delay the hearing because a suit for modification of the order
requested to be enforced has been or may be filed.
Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 20, § 1, eff. April 20, 1995.
Last modified: August 11, 2007