Justia Lawyer Rating
State Bar of Texas
American Bar Association


Divorce Laws in Texas

Texas is a pretty liberal state in regards to divorce, as they do not require fault for granting the request. In fact, one can get divorced without having any justifiable reason at all!

Divorce Divorce is never an easy decision, but it can be even more difficult when there are contentious disputes. For example, couples often fight over child custody or property rights in Texas. Even if spouses agree to file for a divorce decree, they should make sure that they understand the consequences of their decisions.

If you are thinking of filing for divorce, The Parra Law Firm can help. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation with one of our skilled attorneys!

Schedule a consultation

Divorce Laws: Legal Grounds

Signing divorce paper Divorce is no easy thing, and you might be wondering what grounds for divorce are recognized in Texas – here’s a list!

  1. The spouse has committed adultery
  2. The spouse has abandoned the other for more than one year
  3. One of the spouses is confined in a mental hospital and has been there at least three years, unless it appears that he or she may be released within two years.
  4. One of the spouses was convicted of an offense punishable by imprisonment for life, and has not been pardoned
  5. A felony conviction against one’s spouse
  6. Cruel treatment that endangers the physical or mental health of either party

At the Parra Law Firm, our lawyers are experienced with handling many kinds of divorce cases. The types of cases we deal with vary from person to person, but some common ones include:

  • Separating property and debt.
  • Determining child custody arrangements.
  • Resolving disputes over parenting time.

Our San Antonio divorce attorneys will work to find the most satisfying outcome possible for your case. Our lawyers offer a free consultation and evaluation of all aspects of your situation. Call us today at (210) 332-5454 or schedule a consultation online.

Client Reviews
"Rosendo Parra helped me finish a long-time case I’ve been trying to wrap up for years. He was completely understanding, professional and worked very diligently to the end and I’m so grateful! Highly recommend” Jason S.
"Hands down the best law firm out there. They stuck through a very difficult divorce and child custody case with me. I had battled for years. I would recommend anyone of the attorney's in this firm. They look out for your best interests and have your back the entire time. Thank you again Parra Law for absolutely everything" Susan D.