Texas Family Code - Section 6.709. Temporary Orders During Appeal
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§ 6.709. TEMPORARY ORDERS DURING APPEAL. (a) Not later
than the 30th day after the date an appeal is perfected, on the
motion of a party or on the court's own motion, after notice and
hearing, the trial court may render a temporary order necessary for
the preservation of the property and for the protection of the
parties during the appeal, including an order to:
(1) require the support of either spouse;
(2) require the payment of reasonable attorney's fees
(3) appoint a receiver for the preservation and
protection of the property of the parties; or
(4) award one spouse exclusive occupancy of the
parties' residence pending the appeal.
(b) The trial court retains jurisdiction to enforce a
temporary order under this section unless the appellate court, on a
proper showing, supersedes the trial court's order.
Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 7, § 1, eff. April 17, 1997.
Last modified: August 11, 2007