Texas Family Code - Section 6.402. Pleadings
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§ 6.402. PLEADINGS. (a) A petition in a suit for
dissolution of a marriage is sufficient without the necessity of
specifying the underlying evidentiary facts if the petition alleges
the grounds relied on substantially in the language of the statute.
(b) Allegations of grounds for relief, matters of defense,
or facts relied on for a temporary order that are stated in short
and plain terms are not subject to special exceptions because of
form or sufficiency.
(c) The court shall strike an allegation of evidentiary fact
from the pleadings on the motion of a party or on the court's own
Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 7, § 1, eff. April 17, 1997.
Last modified: August 11, 2007