Text of subsection effective until January 01, 2022

(a) Except as provided by Subsection (b), this chapter applies to a proceeding to enter a juvenile court order:
(1) for payment of probation fees under Section 54.061;
(2) for restitution under Sections 54.041(b) and 54.048;
(3) for payment of graffiti eradication fees under Section 54.0461;
(4) for community service under Section 54.044(b);
(5) for payment of costs of court under Section 54.0411 or other provisions of law;
(6) requiring the person to refrain from doing any act injurious to the welfare of the child under Section 54.041(a)(1);
(7) enjoining contact between the person and the child who is the subject of a proceeding under Section 54.041(a)(2);
(8) ordering a person living in the same household with the child to participate in counseling under Section 54.041(a)(3);
(9) requiring a parent or other eligible person to pay reasonable attorney’s fees for representing the child under Section 51.10(e);
(10) requiring the parent or other eligible person to reimburse the county for payments the county has made to an attorney appointed to represent the child under Section 51.10(j);
(11) requiring payment of deferred prosecution supervision fees under Section 53.03(d);
(12) requiring a parent or other eligible person to attend a court hearing under Section 51.115;
(13) requiring a parent or other eligible person to act or refrain from acting to aid the child in complying with conditions of release from detention under Section 54.01(r);
(14) requiring a parent or other eligible person to act or refrain from acting under any law imposing an obligation of action or omission on a parent or other eligible person because of the parent’s or person’s relation to the child who is the subject of a proceeding under this title;
(15) for payment of fees under Section 54.0462; or
(16) for payment of the cost of attending an educational program under Section 54.0404.

Text of subsection effective on January 01, 2022

Terms Used In Texas Family Code 61.002

  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Person: includes corporation, organization, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, association, and any other legal entity. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.

(a) Except as provided by Subsection (b), this chapter applies to a proceeding to enter a juvenile court order:
(1) for payment of probation fees under Section 54.061;
(2) for restitution under Sections 54.041(b) and 54.048;
(3) for community service under Section 54.044(b);
(4) requiring the person to refrain from doing any act injurious to the welfare of the child under Section 54.041(a)(1);
(5) enjoining contact between the person and the child who is the subject of a proceeding under Section 54.041(a)(2);
(6) ordering a person living in the same household with the child to participate in counseling under Section 54.041(a)(3);
(7) requiring a parent or other eligible person to pay reasonable attorney’s fees for representing the child under Section 51.10(e);
(8) requiring the parent or other eligible person to reimburse the county for payments the county has made to an attorney appointed to represent the child under Section 51.10(j);
(9) requiring payment of deferred prosecution supervision fees under Section 53.03(d);
(10) requiring a parent or other eligible person to attend a court hearing under Section 51.115;
(11) requiring a parent or other eligible person to act or refrain from acting to aid the child in complying with conditions of release from detention under Section 54.01(r);
(12) requiring a parent or other eligible person to act or refrain from acting under any law imposing an obligation of action or omission on a parent or other eligible person because of the parent’s or person’s relation to the child who is the subject of a proceeding under this title; or
(13) for payment of the cost of attending an educational program under Section 54.0404.
(b) This subchapter does not apply to the entry and enforcement of a child support order under Section 54.06.