Category Archives for "Uncontested"

Montgomery County Standing Orders, Part 1

The District Courts and County Courts of Montgomery County have automatic orders that go into effect for every divorce suit and every suit affecting the parent-child relationship filed in Montgomery County. These automatic orders are court orders and if either party violates one or more of the automatic orders they risk being found in contempt […]

An End to the 60 Day Waiting Period?

Families that have gone through divorce in The Woodlands are familiar with the 60 day waiting period. If this is the first time you are hearing about it, let’s review how it works. Once a spouse files for divorce in The Woodlands or anywhere in Texas, there is a mandatory 60 day waiting period. The […]

The Mandatory Waiting Period

Many families going through divorce in The Woodlands ask “How soon can my divorce be final?” Texas divorce law requires a waiting period of 60 days. No Court may grant a divorce before the 60th day after the date the suit for divorce was filed. This does not mean your case is automatically over after […]

Grounds for Divorce: Insupportability

In addition to residency requirements for filing for divorce in The Woodlands, the spouse seeking divorce must claim a reason for divorce that is recognized in the Texas statutes. There are many reasons for divorce, some of which depend on proving wrongdoing on the part of one spouse while others are designed to complete the […]

Can You File for Divorce: Residency

There is a residency requirement before you can file for divorce in The Woodlands. The Texas code requires that either spouse meet both of the following requirements: a domiciliary of Texas for the preceding six-month period; and a resident of the county in which the suit is filed for the preceding 90-day period. These criteria […]