Issue Date:
Revised Date: 2017-12-04

Legal Cites

Object Type

Cash — Welfare/Mental Health

Origin Date

1975 by the 64th Leg.


The court may enter orders for attorney's fees and costs in the enforcement proceeding under the child support and parent/child provisions. If the court requires preparation of a child custody evaluation prescribed by §107.103 of the Family Code, the court shall award a reasonable fee for preparation. The fee shall be taxed as costs.

Due Date

Collecting Agencies


Amended by H.B. 642, 68th Leg., R.S.

Amended by S.B. 1175, 69th Leg., R.S.

Transferred from the Department of Human Services (324) to the Attorney General (302) by H.B. 655, 74th Leg., R.S.

Minor edit to change "social study" to "child custody evaluation" and citation from 107.051 to 107.103.

USAS Values

Appropriation Year 24
Receipt Category 13 – Welfare and Mental Health
Receipt Type 90 – Other Receipts
Object Group 30 – Revenues
USAS Status A
Rev/Exp Category 05 – OTHER REVENUE