Q: If someone violated Texas family code 85.026 can they be prosecuted?
A: Section 85.026 of the Texas Family Code merely prescribed the statutory language to be included on a protective order. It does not define a crime, so there is nothing to be prosecuted for.
Although Texas Family Code Section 85.026 only describes some language that is required to be included in a protective order, a person cannot be prosecuted under that section. However, a person who violates a protective order can be held in contempt, fined and confined in jail for a period of time.
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