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A protective order is a court order that may protect you from someone who has been violent or threatened to be violent. You can use this kit to ask for a protective order. You may also be able to get help asking for a protective order from your local district or county attorney’s office or legal aid office. Contact the Family Violence Legal Line: 1-800-374-HOPE (4673) for information about help available in your area.
1. Name Change Adult
2. Name Change Child
Income Withholding for Support.
1. SAPCR (Suits Affecting the Parent - Child Relationship)
4. Mistaken Paternity
5. Termination of Withholding for Child Support
If you have a Texas court order that allows you to spend time with your children, but the other parent won't follow the order, this visitation kit may help you enforce that order.
How to ask the court to allow alternate methods of service when attempts to serve the respondent have failed.
5. Serving the Document and the Certificate of Service
1. Default Judgment Kit
How and when you can ask for a court order that:
a) prohibits disclosure of your criminal record by certain public entities such as the court or police department and
b) legally frees you from disclosing information about your criminal record on job applications.
Use this form if you can’t afford to pay court fees because you have a very low income. This form is also called an “Affidavit of Inability to Pay Court Costs” or a “Pauper’s Oath.” You must either 1) sign this form in front of a notary public or 2) sign this form and sign and attach a completed “Unsworn Declaration” form. By signing in front of a notary public, you swear under oath that the information provided is true and correct. By signing and attaching an “Unsworn Declaration” form, you declare under penalty of perjury that the information provided is true and correct.
Note:Some courts will only accept this form if it is signed in front of a notary public.
You may complete, sign and attach an Unsworn Declaration to a document instead of signing the document in front of a notary. When you sign an Unsworn Declaration you declare under penalty of perjury that the information provided is true and correct. See Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code Section 132.001.
1. Occupational Driver's License
3. Voluntary Dismissal ( Nonsuit ) Information Sheet and Forms