§ 57.001 Definitions
§ 57.002 Victim’S Rights
§ 57.003 Duties of Juvenile Board and Victim Assistance Coordinator
§ 57.0031 Notification of Rights of Victims of Juveniles
§ 57.004 Notification
§ 57.005 Liability
§ 57.006 Appeal
§ 57.007 Standing
§ 57.008 Court Order for Protection From Juveniles

Terms Used In Texas Family Code Chapter 57

  • 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
  • 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
  • Heir: means a person who is entitled under the statutes of descent and distribution to a part of the estate of a decedent who dies intestate. See Texas Estates Code 113.203
  • Person: includes a natural person and a corporation. See Texas Estates Code 113.253
  • Real property: includes estates and interests in land, whether corporeal or incorporeal or legal or equitable. See Texas Estates Code 114.003