Getting Started – Residency Requirements
To get a divorce in Texas, on spouse must have been a resident of the state for six months continuously. Either spouse must have resided in the county where the divorce is filed for at least 90 days.
Getting Started – Fault
Texas is a no-fault state. This means that spouses do not need to prove that one of the parties did something wrong in order to obtain a divorce. However, fault can still be used in divorces; grounds for divorce in Texas include adultery, abandonment, confinement in an institution for the insane for three years, felony conviction and imprisonment, and cruel and inhuman treatment.