In Texas A protective order is a civil court order issued to prevent continuing acts of family violence.
Family violence is basically any act by one member of a family or household intended to physically harm another member, a serious threat of physical harm, or the abuse of a child.
Family includes blood relatives or relatives by marriage, former spouses, parents (married or not) of the same child, foster parents and foster children, or any member or former member of a household (people living in the same house, related or not).
To get a protective order you have to prove that the person is threatening harm to you and prove that they are "family." You can likely prove "family" since this is the ex-wife of your husband. However, if she is not threatening violence then it would not generally warrant a civil protective order.
Here is the form if you want to fill it out and try: https://www.oag.state.tx.us/AG_Publications/pdfs/protectiveKit_dv.pdf
She may be liable for criminal harassment charges. You need to documents ALL phone calls, exact dates, times and words said. If you report that information to the police they may act on it if it frequent enough.
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