A minor child is a permissible party, but is not a necessary party to a proceeding under this subchapter.
The court shall appoint an amicus attorney or attorney ad litem to represent a child who is a minor or is incapacitated if the child is a party or the court finds that the interests of the child are not adequately represented.Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 821, Sec. 1.01, eff. June 14, 2001.Amended by:Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 172 (H.B. 307), Sec. 18, eff. September 1, 2005.