§ 51.01 Purpose and Interpretation
§ 51.02 Definitions
§ 51.03 Delinquent Conduct; Conduct Indicating a Need for Supervision
§ 51.031 Habitual Felony Conduct
§ 51.04 Jurisdiction
§ 51.041 Jurisdiction After Appeal
§ 51.0411 Jurisdiction for Transfer or Release Hearing
§ 51.0412 Jurisdiction Over Incomplete Proceedings
§ 51.0413 Jurisdiction Over and Transfer of Combination of Proceedings
§ 51.042 Objection to Jurisdiction Because of Age of the Child
§ 51.045 Juries in County Courts At Law
§ 51.05 Court Sessions and Facilities
§ 51.06 Venue
§ 51.07 Transfer to Another County for Disposition
§ 51.071 Transfer of Probation Supervision Between Counties: Courtesy Supervision Prohibited
§ 51.072 Transfer of Probation Supervision Between Counties: Interim Supervision
§ 51.073 Transfer of Probation Supervision Between Counties: Permanent Supervision
§ 51.074 Transfer of Probation Supervision Between Counties: Deferred Prosecution
§ 51.075 Collaborative Supervision Between Adjoining Counties
§ 51.08 Transfer From Criminal Court
§ 51.09 Waiver of Rights
§ 51.095 Admissibility of a Statement of a Child
§ 51.10 Right to Assistance of Attorney; Compensation
§ 51.101 Appointment of Attorney and Continuation of Representation
§ 51.102 Appointment of Counsel Plan
§ 51.11 Guardian Ad Litem
§ 51.115 Attendance At Hearing: Parent or Other Guardian
§ 51.116 Right to Reemployment
§ 51.12 Place and Conditions of Detention
§ 51.125 Post-Adjudication Correctional Facilities
§ 51.126 Nonsecure Correctional Facilities
§ 51.13 Effect of Adjudication or Disposition
§ 51.151 Polygraph Examination
§ 51.17 Procedure and Evidence
§ 51.18 Election Between Juvenile Court and Alternate Juvenile Court
§ 51.19 Limitation Periods
§ 51.20 Physical or Mental Examination
§ 51.21 Mental Health Screening and Referral

Terms Used In Texas Family Code Chapter 51

  • Child: includes an adopted child, regardless of whether the adoption occurred through:
    (1) an existing or former statutory procedure; or
    (2) an equitable adoption or acts of estoppel. See Texas Estates Code 113.152
  • Court: means and includes:
    (1) a county court in the exercise of its probate jurisdiction;
    (2) a court created by statute and authorized to exercise original probate jurisdiction; and
    (3) a district court exercising original probate jurisdiction in a contested matter. See Texas Estates Code 113.1541
  • Devisee: includes a legatee. See Texas Estates Code 113.156
  • Estate: means a decedent's property, as that property:
    (1) exists originally and as the property changes in form by sale, reinvestment, or otherwise;
    (2) is augmented by any accretions and other additions to the property, including any property to be distributed to the decedent's representative by the trustee of a trust that terminates on the decedent's death, and substitutions for the property; and
    (3) is diminished by any decreases in or distributions from the property. See
  • Person: includes a natural person and a corporation. See Texas Estates Code 113.253
  • person interested: means :
    (1) an heir, devisee, spouse, creditor, or any other having a property right in or claim against an estate being administered; and
    (2) anyone interested in the welfare of an incapacitated person, including a minor. See Texas Estates Code 113.206
  • personal representative: include :
    (1) an executor and independent executor;
    (2) an administrator, independent administrator, and temporary administrator; and
    (3) a successor to an executor or administrator listed in Subdivision (1) or (2). See Texas Estates Code 114.004
  • Signature: includes the mark of a person unable to write, and "subscribe" includes the making of such a mark. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • sworn: includes affirm or affirmed. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Ward: means a person for whom a guardian has been appointed. See Texas Estates Code 114.006