2019 Texas Statutes
Family Code
Title 1 - The Marriage Relationship
Subtitle C - Dissolution of Marriage
Chapter 6 - Suit for Dissolution of Marriage
Subchapter H. Trial and Appeal
Section 6.704. Testimony of Husband or Wife

Universal Citation: TX Fam Code § 6.704 (2019)

Sec. 6.704. TESTIMONY OF HUSBAND OR WIFE. (a) In a suit for dissolution of a marriage, the husband and wife are competent witnesses for and against each other. A spouse may not be compelled to testify as to a matter that will incriminate the spouse.

(b) If the husband or wife testifies, the court or jury trying the case shall determine the credibility of the witness and the weight to be given the witness's testimony.

Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 7, Sec. 1, eff. April 17, 1997.

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