Texas Family Code - Section 61.051. Motion For Enforcement
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Section: 60.011 60.012 61.001 61.002 61.003 61.0031 61.004 61.051 61.052 61.053 61.054 61.055 61.056 61.057 61.101
§ 61.051. MOTION FOR ENFORCEMENT. (a) A party initiates
enforcement of a juvenile court order by filing a written motion.
In ordinary and concise language, the motion must:
(1) identify the provision of the order allegedly
violated and sought to be enforced;
(2) state specifically and factually the manner of the
person's alleged noncompliance;
(3) state the relief requested; and
(4) contain the signature of the party filing the
(b) The movant must allege in the same motion for
enforcement each violation by the person of the juvenile court
orders described by Section 61. 002(a) that the movant had a
reasonable basis for believing the person was violating when the
motion was filed.
(c) The juvenile court retains jurisdiction to enter a
contempt order if the motion for enforcement is filed not later than
six months after the child's 18th birthday.
Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 283, § 28, eff. Sept. 1, 2003.
Last modified: August 11, 2007