Texas Human Resources Code
Sec. § 48.153
Access to Investigation


To implement an investigation of reported abuse, neglect, or exploitation, the probate court, or the county court when no probate court exists, may authorize entry of the place of residence of the elderly person or person with a disability.


A peace officer shall accompany and assist the person making a court-ordered entry under this section, if in the opinion of the court such action is necessary.
Added by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 907, Sec. 15, eff. Sept. 1, 1999.
Amended by:
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1 (S.B. 219), Sec. 4.267, eff. April 2, 2015.
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