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Divorce in Texas - How Long Does It Take

When divorce clients contact me, the first two questions they typically ask is how long will it take and how much will it cost. Of course, there is no single answer for this as no two cases are alike. For example, a young couple with no children living in an apartment with few assets might file an uncontested divorce that will typically take 2-3 months. An older couple with a home and children, perhaps retirement accounts, with a contested divorce could take over one year. A Texas divorce cannot be concluded any faster than 60 days after it is filed.

Recent Changes in Texas Divorce Family Code Affect Williamson County Alimony

Over the past two years, the Texas legislature has amended several provisions of the Texas Family Code related to spousal maintenance in divorce. Understanding these new spousal maintenance provisions and whether a spouse in a divorce may benefit from them is essential to proceeding with a claim for (or a defense against) spousal maintenance.

Divorce Glossary

Because the divorce process is unfamiliar to most people, the terminology can be daunting.  Some terms are unfamiliar, some are often misunderstood. Our firm believes it is important our clients fully comprehend the key elements and language of divorce. The following is a glossary of terms and phrases related to divorce and the divorce process.

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