Texas Family Code - FAM § 157.001. Motion for Enforcement

(a) A motion for enforcement as provided in this chapter may be filed to enforce any provision of a temporary or final order rendered in a suit.

(b) The court may enforce by contempt any provision of a temporary or final order.

(c) The court may enforce a temporary or final order for child support as provided in this chapter or Chapter 158.

(d) A motion for enforcement shall be filed in the court of continuing, exclusive jurisdiction.

(e) For purposes of this section, “temporary order” includes a temporary restraining order, standing order, injunction, and any other temporary order rendered by a court.


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