Step 2: Choose a Toolkit or Article.
A Toolkit includes Forms, Instructions, Frequently Asked Questions and related Articles. Toolkits have this symbol:
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This article tells you about getting divorced when you and your spouse own (or are purchasing) a house or land.
This article tells you about getting divorced when there has been family violence. It was compiled from several different sources, including the National Domestic Violence Hotline.
This article about divorce in Texas was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid.
This article tells you about getting a divorce when a spouse is pregnant.
This article tells you about getting a divorce when the husband is not the father of a child born during the marriage.
This article explaining variations on domestic violence was written by Montgomery County Women's Center.
This article by Texas Legal Services Center answers some frequently asked questions about how to enforce the division of property after a divorce.
This article tells you about resources for financial help when you are divorcing and you have a low income.
If you need more time to get ready for a court hearing or trial, you may be able to get a continuance. A "continuance" changes the date of a court hearing or trial to a later date. This article tells you how to ask the judge for a continuance. FORMS ARE INCLUDED.
This article tells you how to dismiss (cancel) your family law case. FORMS ARE INCLUDED.
This article tells you about your options if you have a Texas court order that allows you to spend time with your children, and the other parent is not following the order. FORMS INCLUDED.
This article tells you how to serve your spouse with the initial divorce papers.
This article tells you how to set a contested final hearing in a family law case. FORMS ARE INCLUDED.
The article tells you how to ask the judge to set aside (cancel) a default judgment made without you.
This article provides an overview of the inventory and appraisement, which is a document that lets the court know what property needs to be divided in a divorce.
This article was prepared by Legal Aid of Northwest Texas and contains material from other resources as well. It contains a general overview of bankruptcy and is not a substitute for direct representation by an attorney.
This article answers questions about parental visitation rights at a child's school.
This article provides information for those representing themselves in a simple (uncontested) divorce, along with discussions about division of marital property and issues concerning children. Also provides tips on court etiquette and deadlines. It was written by the Texas Young Lawyers Association.