Can I Get an Order of Protection When Filing for Divorce?

This video features Duana Boswell-Loechel, a Family Law attorney based in Texas.

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Video Transcript:

Nancy Zambrano: 

Can you get an order of protection at the same time as you file for divorce in Texas? That's what we asked Houston lawyer, Duana Boswell-Loechel, in this Ask The Lawyers quick question.

Duana Boswell-Loechel: 

Yes, you can get an order of protection at the same time that you file for divorce, because as part of the divorce filing, you can request that protective order. They'll typically split them apart and do them separately, but it can be done at the same time and it often is.

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