Texas Family Code
Sec. § 8.255
Delivery of Notice of Application for Writ of Withholding; Time of Delivery


The party who files a notice of application for a writ of withholding shall deliver the notice to the obligor by:


first-class or certified mail, return receipt requested, addressed to the obligors last known address or place of employment; or


service of citation as in civil cases generally.


If the notice is delivered by mail, the party who filed the notice shall file with the court a certificate stating the name, address, and date the party mailed the notice.


The notice is considered to have been received by the obligor:


on the date of receipt, if the notice was mailed by certified mail;


on the 10th day after the date the notice was mailed, if the notice was mailed by first-class mail; or


on the date of service, if the notice was delivered by service of citation.
Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 807, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2001.
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