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Legal Statutes: Texas

UPDATED July 20, 2016

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Subchapter D. Jurisdiction, Venue, and Residence Qualifications

back to top6.301. General Residency Rule for Divorce Suit

A suit for divorce may not be maintained in this state unless at the time the suit is filed either the petitioner or the respondent has been:

(1) a domiciliary of this state for the preceding six-month period; and

(2) a resident of the county in which the suit is filed for the preceding 90-day period.
Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 7, § 1, eff. April 17, 1997.