Austin Divorce Attorney

Are You Filing a Petition for Divorce in Texas?

If you are contemplating a divorce, it is essential to begin the process with an understanding of Texas divorce law and how it applies to your situation. As an accomplished divorce firm, we can explain the law and file an Original Divorce Petition on your behalf as the first step. Our firm generally strives to finalize divorces throughout skilled negotiation, which saves you both time and money. That said, if necessary, our firm has significant litigation experience and is not afraid to take your case to court if necessary.

Divorce can be confusing and you will certainly have questions. Contact The Law Firm of T. Wade Jefferies at (512) 379-6274 to discuss your situation.

The First Step to Filing for Divorce in Texas

The difficulty of the divorce process depends on whether both parties agree on certain issues. If both parties agree, the divorce process may take only a few weeks or up to one year, but could also depend on your particular situation. That said, this does not mean that both must agree to a divorce.

The Law Firm of T. Wade Jefferies can assist with:

It is possible to get a divorce in Texas even if your spouse is not in agreement with your decision to end the marriage. If you and your spouse are able to come to an agreement on the multiple matters that arise during divorce proceedings, a trial will not be necessary.

As a firm representing divorce clients in Travis, Williamson, Hays, Bexar and Dallas Counties, we can help you navigate the process regardless of the complexity of your unique case.

Residency Requirements for Filing for Divorce

In order to file for divorce in Texas, you or your spouse must have lived in the state for a minimum of six months. In addition, you must have lived in the county where you file your petition for at least 90 days prior to filing. Once your petition is filed, it takes at least 60 days for the divorce to be finalized.

The Law Firm of T. Wade Jefferies can guide you through the laws concerning divorce in Texas. We look out for your best interests, and work with you to resolve your divorce with as little stress as possible.

If you are ready to take the first step, call (512) 379-6274 to schedule an appointment for a consultation.

Why Hire The Law Firm of T. Wade Jefferies?

  • Personalized Representation

    We value treating every client like family. Personal trust and relatability are the hallmarks of any good attorney-client relationship.

  • Accounting Background

    When it comes to high stakes litigation, having counsel with an accounting background, skilled and experienced in litigation, and who understands how businesses operate and should be valued, is a significant asset.

  • Empathetic Approach

    We have been exactly where you are and because of that, we can offer empathy and help in a way that is unique and solution-oriented.