Denton Divorce Lawyers
At O’Connell Law Firm, P.C. we serve clients and families throughout Denton County including Lewisville, Carrollton, Frisco, and Denton.
We understand that divorce can be difficult. Divorce is not an easy decision, even when it’s the right decision.
As a client of O’Connell Law Firm, P.C. you will talk with your lawyer about your divorce options and choices. Together, we will choose which options will work best for you during your divorce.
Agreed or Uncontested Divorce:
This involves direct negotiation between you and your spouse. This approach should work well if you are at a high-functioning point in your relationship and can effectively communicate with each other. If you and your spouse have reached agreements regarding the division of your marital estate, then you will likely decrease time and expenses in your divorce. A collaborative law divorce is different than going to court for the judge to decide. You work to reach an agreement for your divorce with your lawyer.
Have you and your spouse already decided how to divide your property? Have you decided how and when each of you will have time with your kids? Are you already separated from your spouse?
If so, you may have an uncontested or agreed divorce. Following through with legal requirements for the State of Texas to actually be divorced could be your last step.
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Do you find yourself in agreement with your spouse that divorce is where you are now? If so, Jill O’Connell’s years of experience will help you navigate the next steps as painlessly and quickly as possible.
Are you unsure what divorce may mean for you? Do you have divorce questions? Do you want to know more about how divorce could impact your family? Your post divorce finances?
A consultation with knowledgeable divorce attorney Jill O’Connell will help you gain knowledge, understanding, get answers to your questions from a Texas divorce attorney.
Commonly Asked Divorce Questions:
Can I get alimony? Can I get spousal support?
In Texas, Texas divorce law does not entitle a spouse to alimony. A Texas judge can’t order alimony. Two divorcing people can reach an agreement for alimony to be paid in certain circumstances. And, this is a great question to visit with Jill O’Connell about more, to see if alimony is an option for you in your divorce.
Spousal support or spousal maintenance is a divorce option in Texas. A judge can order spousal maintenance in the right circumstances, and two people can agree for spousal maintenance to be paid in their divorce. These are also options that are specific to the facts in your divorce and your consultation is a great place to start getting your divorce questions answered.
How fast can I get divorced?
A Texas divorce requires you to wait 60 days before your divorce can be finalized. And, there’s a waiting period to get remarried after divorce, so be sure to talk with Attorney Jill O’Connell more about getting married after divorce, if you want to get remarried quickly.
Where do I file for divorce?
You can file for divorce in Texas, if you have lived in Texas for 6 months, and in the county you want to file in, for 90 days right before you file. There might be some other options to file in a county where your soon to be ex-spouse is living if the time periods are right. Be sure to discuss this with Attorney Jill O’Connell during your initial consultation for your divorce.