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In a suit for divorce, the petition may not be taken as confessed if the respondent does not file an answer.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Texas Family Code - FAM § 6.701. Failure to Answer - last updated April 14, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/tx/family-code/fam-sect-6-701/
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