§ 61.001 Definitions
§ 61.002 Applicability
§ 61.003 Entry of Juvenile Court Order Against Parent or Other Eligible Person
§ 61.0031 Transfer of Order Affecting Parent or Other Eligible Person to County of Child’s Residence
§ 61.004 Appeal

Terms Used In Texas Family Code Chapter 61 > Subchapter A - Entry of Orders Against Parents and Other Eligible Persons

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • in writing: includes any representation of words, letters, or figures, whether by writing, printing, or other means. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • 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.