CHAPTER 38. OBSTRUCTING GOVERNMENTAL OPERATION
§ 38.16. PREVENTING EXECUTION OF CIVIL PROCESS.
person commits an offense if he intentionally or knowingly by words
or physical action prevents the execution of any process in a civil
(b) It is an exception to the application of this section
that the actor evaded service of process by avoiding detection.
(c) An offense under this section is a Class C misdemeanor.