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If the court granted a TRO it is a temporary restraining order. Per Texas statute, "shall expire by its terms within such time after signing, not to exceed fourteen days, as the court fixes, unless within the time so fixed the order, for good cause shown, is extended for a like period or unless the party against whom the order is directed consents that it may be extended for a longer period. The reasons for the extension shall be entered of record. No more than one extension may be granted unless subsequent extensions are unopposed." Therefore the TRO, unless made permanent with a divorce decree (you said there was no order) would be expired. If there is no order to the contrary, and the mother does not have custody (or her mother), then there is no reason why you could not visit your children and retake custody.
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