Tag: Texas Family Violence Protective Orders

Family violence and protective orders in Texas divorce and domestic disputes

Mar 10, 2017
A Texas court may issue a protective order requiring a person to stop harming another. In most cases, protective orders are used in cases involving family violence and divorce. A...

October is National Domestic Violence Month

Oct 27, 2016
In 2015, there were 192,872 incidents of family violence in Texas, and 158 women were killed. There were 183,294 domestic violence hotline calls. While 24,391 adults and children were safely...

New Texas law on family violence and protective orders

Oct 7, 2015
A protective order is granted to a petitioner, “if the court finds that family violence has occurred and is likely to occur in the future.[i]” As of September 1, 2015,...