Texas Family Code

Sec. § 160.611
Proceedings Before Birth


A proceeding to determine parentage commenced before the birth of the child may not be concluded until after the birth of the child.


In a proceeding described by Subsection (a), the following actions may be taken before the birth of the child:


service of process;


discovery; and


except as prohibited by Section 160.502 (Order for Testing), collection of specimens for genetic testing.
Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 821, Sec. 1.01, eff. June 14, 2001.

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