A divorce attorney is going to represent you in one of the most difficult and trying periods in an adult’s life, a divorce. You want a competent person to represent your interests to the best of their abilities. Below are a few qualities a good divorce attorney should have:
Texas has a mandatory sixty-day waiting period from the date a person files an Original Petition for Divorce before they are eligible to formally receive a divorce from the Court. This is outlined in Section 6.702 of the Texas Family Code. In almost all circumstances, you will be required to wait the statutorily-required sixty days before you are able to finalize your divorce.