Texas Family Code

Sec. § 58.257
Hearing Regarding Sealing of Records


A hearing regarding the sealing of a person’s records must be held not later than the 60th day after the date the court receives the person’s application under Section 58.256 (Application for Sealing Records).


The court shall give reasonable notice of a hearing under this section to:


the person who is the subject of the records;


the person’s attorney who made the application for sealing on behalf of the person, if any;


the prosecuting attorney for the juvenile court;


all entities named in the application that the person believes possess eligible records related to the person; and


any individual or entity whose presence at the hearing is requested by the person or prosecutor.
Added by Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 746 (S.B. 1304), Sec. 18, eff. September 1, 2017.

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