Divorce Lawyers in Dallas
A Compassionate Advocate for Your Divorce
If you are thinking about a divorce or your spouse’s attorney has served you with divorce papers, you need competent legal representation. It's important that you seek counsel early on to ensure that you're protected during a divorce. The Dallas divorce attorneys at Capetillo Law PLLC represent clients in contested and uncontested divorce. We use a variety of strategies to get the best possible result for each client.
Contact us now to learn more about how we can help you navigate the divorce process in Dallas.
If you are contemplating divorce, call (214) 506-0091 for a consultation.
What Is the Divorce Process in Texas?
At least one of the divorcing spouses must have been a resident of Texas for at least six months prior to filing for divorce and a resident of the county for at least 90 days. The process has many steps and takes about 60 days from the time the petition is filed for a divorce to become final. Texas has fault and no-fault grounds for divorce.
The grounds for fault divorce include:
- Cruel treatment
- More than one year of incarceration
- Three years or more of confinement to a mental hospital
All property acquired during the marriage is equally owned by both spouses. In most situations, the marital property will be split equally between the spouses. However, certain factors may influence the division of property in a divorce. Property that is acquired prior to the marriage, was inherited, or received as a gift is not considered to be community property.
Our Dallas divorce lawyers have taken mediation training classes to help our clients find collaborative solutions to disputes. We have found that the majority of disputes can be resolved through mediation, saving you time and money. When a situation is not possible to resolve through collaborative approaches, we are ready to fight for you in court.