Thursday, December 17, 2009

What are grounds for divorce in Texas?

In Texas, the court may grant a divorce on any of three no-fault grounds:

  • insupportability
  • living apart for 3 years
  • one spouse's confinement in a mental hospital for 3 years

A divorce may also be granted on any of these fault grounds:
  • cruelty
  • adultery
  • one spouse's conviction of a felony
  • abandonment of a spouse for one year

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