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(a) If a petitioner is married, both spouses must join in the petition for adoption.
(b) A petition in a suit for adoption or a suit for appointment of a nonparent managing conservator with authority to consent to adoption of a child must include:
(1) a verified allegation that there has been compliance with Subchapter B 1; or
(2) if there has not been compliance with Subchapter B, a verified statement of the particular reasons for noncompliance.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Texas Family Code - FAM § 162.002. Prerequisites to Petition - last updated April 14, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/tx/family-code/fam-sect-162-002.html
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