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If the order was issued by the associate judge and was issued less than 7 business days ago, under Texas law you can file a request for de novo hearing and have the elected district judge hear your facts.
However, if it was more than 7 working days ago or the order was made by the presiding judge, you can file a motion for new trial within 30 days of the date the order was signed. I hope this helps with your question.
Remember, under Texas Family Code if you did not appear, the judge can take in account other factors to arrive at an order that deviates from guidelines one way or another, that is why you must file the request for new hearing or appeal.
There are no forms for this type of motion for a new trial. You would be asking for a new trial and the court in its discretion can deny the request, so I recommend hiring an attorney to draft the necessary appeal motion and supporting paperwork. It is complex and its better to file appeals of this type with an attorney.
The court may have a pro- se assistance attorney who can help you fill out the appeal, but the only way to know for sure, is to go to the court an ask. the time frames for filing the appeal are strict and the court will not waive the dates for filing, so think about my advise and seek some in person assistance.