Texas Family Code - Section 203.003. Administration
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Section: 202.001 202.002 202.003 202.004 202.005 203.001 203.002 203.003 203.004 203.005 203.006 203.007 204.001 204.002 204.003
§ 203.003. ADMINISTRATION. (a) A domestic relations
office shall be administered:
(1) as provided by the commissioners court; or
(2) if the commissioners court does not otherwise
provide for the administration of the office, by the juvenile board
that serves the county in which the domestic relations office is
(b) The administering entity shall appoint and assign the
duties of a director who shall be responsible for the day-to-day
administration of the office. A director serves at the pleasure of
the administering entity.
(c) The administering entity shall determine the amount of
money needed to operate the office.
(d) A commissioners court that establishes a domestic
relations office under this chapter may execute a bond for the
office. A bond under this subsection must be:
(1) executed with a solvent surety company authorized
to do business in the state; and
(2) conditioned on the faithful performance of the
duties of the office.
(e) The administering entity shall establish procedures for
the acceptance and use of a grant or donation to the office.
Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 20, § 1, eff. April 20, 1995.
Renumbered from V.T.C.A., Family Code § 203.004 and amended by
Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 475, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995.
Last modified: August 11, 2007