Title 19, Chapter 9, Section 49
(a) A court of this state may communicate with a court in another
state concerning a proceeding arising under this article and
concerning any proceeding or court order in another state relating
to family violence. A court of this state may consult any state or
national registry of court orders relating to family violence with
regard to any party.
(b) The court may allow the parties to participate in the
communication. If the parties are not able to participate in the
communication, they must be given the opportunity to present facts
and legal arguments before a decision on jurisdiction is made.
(c) Communication between courts on schedules, calendars, court
records, and similar matters may occur without informing the
parties. A record need not be made of the communication.
(d) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (c) of this Code
section, a record must be made of any communication under this Code
section. The parties must be informed promptly of the communication
and granted access to the record.
(e) For the purposes of this Code section, "record" means
information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored
in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable