Texas Child Protection Law Bench Book

2023 version: As effective November 1, 2023

G. Order or Judgment Cannot Be Suspended During Pendency of Appeal

Although a court may suspend other orders under the Texas Family Code, the court may not suspend the operation of an order or judgment terminating the parent child relationship in a suit brought by the state or a political subdivision of the state during the pendency of the appeal. Tex. Fam. Code ยง 109.001(d).