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What are the Residency Requirements for filing a divorce in Texas?

Residency Requirements for filing a divorce in Texas

In Texas, when you file for divorce, you have to ensure that you meet the residency requirements. There are two requirements for filing a divorce in Texas. Prior to filing for divorce in Texas, one party must have lived in Texas for at least six months and 90 days in the county in question.

NOTE: Just because Harris or Fort Bend county accepts jurisdiction for the divorce, it doesn’t mean that it has jurisdiction over a Suit Affecting the Parent-Child Relationship (SAPCR) and in some cases it may not have the power to divide marital property.

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