Texas Family Code § 156.005. Frivolous Filing of Suit for Modification

Notwithstanding Rules 296 through 299, Texas Rules of Civil Procedure , if the court finds that a suit for modification is filed frivolously or is designed to harass a party, the court shall state that finding in the order and assess attorney's fees as costs against the offending party.


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