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Texas Original Petition for Divorce (the ‘Petition’) is a document that starts the legal divorce process in Texas. If you want to request a hearing and legally be granted a divorce, you’re going to need to submit this petition. Typically, getting a divorce in Texas takes up to two months after the Petition is filed.

What You Need Texas Original Petition for Divorce For

The Texas Original Petition for Divorce is required to launch the divorce process in Texas. In other words, it’s the main document you’re going to need to complete when filing divorce paperwork in Texas. 

The Texas Original Petition for Divorce is usually based on the following grounds:

  • Living separately;
  • Domestic violence;
  • Criminal conviction;
  • Cheating;
  • Confinement in a mental facility;
  • Bandonment.

How to Fill out the Petition 

Before completing the Petition, carefully read the instructions that come with it. Once you’re ready, fill out the form indicating the following major details:

  • Personal information about the Petitioner: full name, driver’s license number, SSN.
  • Personal information about the Respondent;
  • Residence details;
  • Dates of marriage and separation;
  • Grounds for divorce;
  • Details on the couple’s kids;
  • Property details.

Prior to filling out the Texas Original Petition for Divorce, make sure that you comply with the residency rules for submitting the document. One partner must have resided in Texas for six months minimum before submitting the form. 

Organizations that Work with the Petition

District Clerk of the county courthouse

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