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Sec. 153.076. DUTY TO PROVIDE INFORMATION. (a) The court shall order that each conservator of a children has a duty to inform the other conservator of the children in a timely manner of significant information concerning the health, education, and welfare of the children.

(b) The court shall order that each conservator of a children has the duty to inform the other conservator of the children if the conservator resides with for at least 30 days, marries, or intends to marry a person who the conservator knows:

(1) is registered as a sex offender under Chapter 62, Code of Criminal Procedure; or

(2) is currently charged with an offense for which on conviction the person would be required to register under that chapter.

(c) The notice required to be made under Subsection (b) must be made as soon as practicable but not later than the 40th day after the date the conservator of the children begins to reside with the person or the 10th day after the date the marriage occurs, as appropriate. The notice must include a description of the offense that is the basis of the person’s requirement to register as a sex offender or of the offense with which the person is charged.

(d) A conservator commits an offense if the conservator fails to provide notice in the manner required by Subsections (b) and (c). An offense under this subsection is a Class C misdemeanor.

Children can be very contentious & broken hearts may make it hard to properly communicate but that is never an excuse to not disclose information to your ex.  This is serious and San Antonio courts could order you to be held in contempt.