Step 2: Choose a Toolkit or Article.
A Toolkit includes Forms, Instructions, Frequently Asked Questions and related Articles. Toolkits have this symbol:
An Article provides basic information about a topic. Some Articles include Forms. Articles have this symbol:
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 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 tells you about same-sex marriage and divorce.
This article tells you about service by posting. For all instructions and forms click here.
This article tells you how to serve the other parent by publication. For the instructions and forms combined for publication in a divorce with children, click here.
This article contains a link to a tool designed to allow you to input the details of your visitation and custody order and have a full customized calendar of the visitation and custody dates print out. This article was designed by the Texas Legal Services Center.
This article explains the use of standing orders in some Texas counties. A standing order is a court order that automatically takes effect (starts) when a case is filed.
This article tells you about temporary orders and temporary restraining orders (TROs) in family law cases.
This handbook tells you about Harris County family courts and other family law issues.
This article tells you general information on what to do and not to do in a courtroom.