|What is an uncontested divorce?
An uncontested divorce is a type of divorce where both spouses sign the divorce papers that are filed in court to indicate that they both agree on all of the terms of their divorce.
|What is a no fault divorce?
In a no-fault divorce neither spouse has to prove that the other spouse was at fault.
In Texas, for an uncontested no fault divorce, both parties agree that their marriage has broken down.
In Texas there is no specific stated minimum time that must be alleged that the marriage has been broken down prior to filing for divorce.
In Texas, the no-fault grounds refers to seeking a divorce based on "Insupportability" which basically means
that the marriage can no longer continue because of disagreements or differences between the spouses that cannot be resolved.
LetsGetDivorced.com specializes in providing completed divorce forms and divorce papers based on answers you provide using our online service. Your completed divorce forms are ready to be signed and filed for a Texas no fault uncontested divorce.
Is it legal to file for divorce without using a Lawyer?
It is legal to file for divorce without using an Attorney. When a person represents themself without having a Divorce Attorney, they are referred to as proceeding "Pro Se."
(more info about about how to file divorce in Texas without a lawyer)
If you represent yourself in Court, you are called a "pro se litigant" or a "self-represented litigant." "Pro se"
is a Latin term, meaning "on one's own behalf" and a "litigant" is someone who is either suing someone or is being sued in court.
|Will my spouse or I need to make any court appearances?
If you file an uncontested divorce in Texas, and your spouse signs the divorce papers agreeing to the uncontested divorce, then an Agreed Final Decree of Divorce can be granted without your spouse having to appear in court.
In Texas, the spouse that files the Original Petition for Divorce is called the Petitioner. The Petitioner is required to attend a brief hearing in court to finalize the divorce.
|How long will it take to obtain my divorce?
Many of our customers are able to complete our easy to use online divorce questionnaire in approximately 30 minutes or less. Once you make your payment and complete your online questionnaire you can immediately download, print and sign your Texas divorce documents.
Both spouses need to sign their documents, and you will need to file the documents with the clerk of the court. We provide easy to follow filing instructions when you download your divorce papers and divorce forms.
Thus, by using our service it is possible to file for divorce the same day you use our service, once you have the appropriate documents duly signed.
In Texas there is a statutory 61 day waiting period after the Original Petition for Divorce is filed with the court before the divorce can be finalized.
So, in Texas, the minimum amount of time that it can take for a Final Decree of Divorce to be granted and signed by a Judge is 61 days after the Petition for Divorce is filed.
|Can I get an uncontested no-fault divorce if my spouse and I still live together?
In a Texas no fault divorce both spouses can still be living together when they claim that their marriage has broken down, and they can also still be living
together when the divorce is filed.
|Can I obtain a divorce in the State of Texas if my marriage took place in another state in the United States?
|Can I obtain a divorce in the State of Texas if my marriage took place in a different country?
|Can I file for a divorce in Texas if one spouse does not live in Texas?
Yes. If the spouse living in Texas satisfies the Texas residency requirements for filing a divorce the other spouse does not need to be living in Texas when the divorce is filed.
|Can I file for a uncontested no fault divorce if my spouse is incarcerated in a jail or prison in the United States?
Yes. Whether your spouse is incarcerated or not, if you are the spouse that is filing for an uncontested no-fault divorce and your spouse agrees to all of the terms
of the divorce, and signs the divorce papers before a notary public who notarizes their signature, you can file for an uncontested no-fault divorce.
|Does it matter if I do not know where my spouse is living?
To use LetsGetDivorced.com to file an uncontested divorce you need to know the address where your spouse is currently living.
|Does it matter if my spouse refuses to sign the divorce papers?
To use LetsGetDivorced.com to file an uncontested divorce both spouses must be willing to sign the divorce papers.
|Can I use LetsGetDivorced.com if we have minor children from our marriage?
Yes. When filing in the state of Texas LetsGetDivorced.com provides the documents to address child related issues such as custody (Conservatorship), visitation (Possession and Access), and child support.
Child support is calculated using the official Texas Child Support Guidelines.
You can also useLetsGetDivorced.com if you have already obtained final court order(s) that have determined the custody, visitation and child support
of your children. In that situation, you will need to attach copies of the existing final court orders for custody, visitation and child support
to the divorce documents when you file for divorce.
|Can I use LetsGetDivorced.com if we have marital property and/or marital debt?
Yes. LetsGetDivorced.com provides the documents for the parties to specify which property and/or debt they want the court to divide.
|If I use LetsGetDivorced.com will my wife be able to resume using her maiden name?
Yes. LetsGetDivorced.com will include the required provisions in your documents so that either spouse may resume using their prior last name before the marriage, if any.
|Can I use LetsGetDivorced.com if spousal support (Alimony) is requested?
Yes. LetsGetDivorced.com provides the documents for the parties to specify that spousal alimony is requested.
|Can I use LetsGetDivorced.com for a "Same Sex" divorce?
Yes. Our service can be used for what is commonly referred to as a same-sex divorce, or an LGBT Divorce, or a gay divorce.
|Do I have to use a process server to give the divorce papers to my spouse?
No. If your spouse signs the divorce documents that indicate they accept service of the divorce papers, and agree to the filing of an uncontested
divorce, you are not required to use a process server to give the divorce documents to your spouse.
|How much does LetsGetDivorced.com cost?
When you purchase your divorce forms a one time flat fee of $99 will
be charged to your credit card. You will have unlimited access to your account for as long as you need. There are no additional costs for using LetsGetDivorced.com.
|Free Texas State Divorce Forms
The Texas State Court System has approved a set of free Texas uncontested divorce forms for people who want to file an uncontested divorce in the State of Texas. Many of our customers tell us that they first tried to use the free Texas divorce forms, and that they
could not figure out how to fill them out the free divorce forms and file them in court. After learning about LetsGetDivorced.com and creating a free trial account on our website, they saw for themselves how they could
quickly, easily and cheaply use our online divorce questionnaire to prepare all of their Texas no-fault uncontested divorce forms and TX divorce papers online in about 15 minutes. Our customers consider our very affordable flat service fee of only $99 to
be money well spent to save them the expense of using an Attorney to prepare their Texas State no-fault uncontested divorce forms.
Does the cost of using LetsGetDivorced.com to prepare my divorce papers online include the Court's filing fees?
You pay the Texas State Court filing fees directly to the Court. The Court's filing fees are not included in the LetsGetDivorced.com $99 service fee to use our service to prepare your divorce forms and divorce papers online.