If you’re considering a divorce, you probably have questions about getting a divorce in Texas and what to expect during the legal process. No two divorces are completely the same, so it’s important to work with a team of Corpus Christi family law attorneys that spend time getting to know you. At Steve Lopez, PLLC, we work with clients to create individualized divorce solutions that work for their unique circumstances.
Common Questions for a Texas Divorce
Question#1 – What are the Requirements to file for divorce in Texas?
In order to file for divorce in Texas you must live in the state for at least 6 months. You must also live in the County you are filling in for at least 90 days.
Question #2 – What are the grounds of divorce?
Adultery – When your spouse cheats on you
Cruelty – When your spouse uses cruel treatment toward you
Felony Conviction – When your spouse committed a felony during your marriage and serving at least one year in jail.
Abandonment – When your spouse has left you for at least 1 year
Living Apart – If you are your spouse are separated for at least 3 years
Insupportability. – You and your spouse have disagreements and difference that cannot be resolved.
Question #3 – Contested or Uncontested?
Uncontested Divorces are for situations where both parties agree to the divorce and are willing to work together for a final solution.
Contested Divorces is when both spouses do not agree to all the terms in the divorce like: child custody, child support and asset division.
How We Can Help You
Divorces can be extremely stressful. However, one of the things that you can do to make this process less stressful is to hire a divorce lawyer. The divorce attorneys in Corpus Christi can answer all your divorce questions.
There are many ways that you can benefit from hiring a divorce attorney. We can help you divide assets, keep things civil, settle custody issues and help determine spousal maintenance.
At Steve Lopez, PLLC, our Corpus Christi divorce attorneys find solutions. We get to know you and what matters to you most. Our team measures success one client at a time. If you are considering a divorce, contact our offices for a confidential consultation.