Texas Family Code
Sec. § 6.308
Exercising Partial Jurisdiction


(a)

A court in which a suit for dissolution of a marriage is filed may exercise its jurisdiction over those portions of the suit for which it has authority.

(b)

The courts authority to resolve the issues in controversy between the parties may be restricted because the court lacks:

(1)

the required personal jurisdiction over a nonresident party in a suit for dissolution of the marriage;

(2)

the required jurisdiction under Chapter 152; or

(3)

the required jurisdiction under Chapter 159.
Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 7, Sec. 1, eff. April 17, 1997.
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