An uncontested divorce describes one where both parties agree on all divorce-related legal matters, including the division of assets and debts. You must also meet legal qualifications (including residency requirements) to be eligible for an uncontested divorce in Texas.
Do you have to go to court for an uncontested divorce?
You do not have to court for an uncontested divorce in Texas. However, one spouse (and their attorney) must be present at a brief hearing.
How long does an uncontested divorce take in Texas?
Once the divorce petition is filed in Texas, there is a 60-day waiting period for the divorce to be finalized. After that, however, there may be an additional waiting period before either party can marry another person.
How much does an uncontested divorce cost in San Antonio?
An uncontested divorce in San Antonio costs between $3,000 and $5,000. The costs depend on how complicated the divorce is to complete and whether there are assets and debts to divide or minor-aged children to consider.
How long does it take to get a divorce if both parties agree?
There is a 60-day waiting period after the divorce petition is filed for a divorce to be complete. However, the process may take longer – even up to one year to go through the court system.