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Disclaimer: The State Law Library is unable to give legal advice, legal opinions or any interpretation of the law.
This section of TexasLawHelp's Disaster Manual provides information on modifying custody or support orders due to disaster. This manual was created after Hurricane Harvey, but may contain useful information for families whose custody or child support is affected by the COVID-19 outbreak.
These emergency orders have amended many procedures for Texas courts in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. These orders address: child possession schedules, court deadlines, service deadlines, statutes of limitation, and more. Check this page for details and to see the latest changes.
This news article explains that families can apply for the Pandemic-EBT program from June 1 through June 30th. Families that were enrolled for SNAP benefits before March, 2020 should have already received the money on their Lone Star card.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many nursing homes and assisted care facilities are no longer allowing visits to the residents. The JBCC has issued this page with advice to maintain your guardianship duties in the face of these restrictions.
Effective May 22nd until amended or rescinded. — Prohibits in-person visitation at all county and municipal jails in Texas. The restriction does not apply to visits by legal council or religious leaders.
On March 31, the Federal Bureau of Prisons announced that inmates would be restricted to their cells with limited group gatherings for certain purposes. This will be in effect for a 14-day period beginning April 1.