False Statement Regarding Child Custody Determination Made in Foreign Country
Chapter 37 of the Texas Penal Code defines offenses relating to perjury and other falsification.
A person commits an offense if the person knowingly makes or causes to be made a false statement relating to a child custody determination made in a foreign country during a hearing held under Chapter 152 or Subchapter I, Chapter 153, Family Code.
An offense under this section is a felony of the third degree.
Severity of Crime
Third Degree Felony
Imprisonment in the institutional division for not more than 10 years or less than two years
In addition to imprisonment, may receive a fine not to exceed $10,000