Texas Family Code
Sec. § 153.6031
Exception to Dispute Resolution Process Requirement

A requirement in a parenting plan that a party initiate or participate in a dispute resolution process before filing a court action does not apply to an action:


to modify the parenting plan in an emergency;


to modify child support;


alleging that the child’s present circumstances will significantly impair the child’s physical health or significantly impair the child’s emotional development;


to enforce; or


in which the party shows that enforcement of the requirement is precluded or limited by Section 153.0071 (Alternate Dispute Resolution Procedures).
Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1181 (H.B. 555), Sec. 4, eff. September 1, 2007.
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