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Texas Divorce Law

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Texas divorce law does not need divorcing spouses to book an attorney.

It may be wise to discuss with one attorney before the separation.

However, one is free to register a file and complete a divorce without any attorney.

  • As per Texas divorce law,

one of the divorcing spouses should have resided within the state of Texas for the prior 180 days, before a partner may file for separation.

  • In Texas, state District Courts has legal rights over divorces.
  • District Courts that carry divorce cases are called Family District Courts.
  • To assess where to file the petition, one has to choose the Court nearest listed as a Family District Court.
  • One can also choose a Court which gives preference to family law matters.

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