Tarrant County Divorce Papers PDF Details

Texas residents who are considering filing for divorce may be wondering what the process will entail. The first step is to complete and file a divorce petition, also known as a Tarrant County divorce papers form. This document requests that the court dissolve your marriage and outlines the terms of your separation. You will also need to provide supporting documentation such as financial statements, tax returns, and child custody arrangements. The family law attorneys at our firm can help you complete all of the necessary paperwork and represent you in court if necessary. Contact us today for more information.

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Form NameTarrant County Divorce Papers
Form Length2 pages
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Avg. time to fill out30 sec
Other namesdivorce forms tarrant county texas, pro se divorce tarrant county, tarrant county divorce forms, tarrant county family court forms

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CAUSE NO. 325-_____________


Helpful Information

The Texas Young Lawyers Association published the PRO SE DIVORCE HANDBOOK to answer many of your questions. You can read it online at www.tyla.org or at Tarrant County Law Library. You can get free divorce forms at www.FreeTexasForms.org.

Please do not ask the court clerk for legal advice. By law, only lawyers may give legal advice. The clerks are not attorneys. For legal advice you need to hire an attorney. You can also attend one of the free legal clinic listed on the attached sheet.

Your Court Date

Wait at least 61 days from the date the divorce petition was filed before you can go to court to get your divorce. The 61-day waiting period is required by law and there are no exceptions.

Call the court secretary at 817-884-1587 to schedule a prove-up appointment. Call a few days before you plan to go to court. At the prove-up appointment, this happens.

Be at the District Clerk’s Office between 8:15 and 8:30 a.m. on your scheduled court date.

Going to Court

Proper clothing is required. Dress as if you were going to a professional job interview. (See enclosed) Bring a pen with you.

If you need a translator, bring an adult who is at least 18 years old and fluent in both your native language and in English.

Forms you will need

You must fill out the required forms. Some forms the court will give you in a packet when you file for divorce. The other forms you can get free at www.FreeTexasForms.org.

1.Waiver of Service. Make sure your Waiver of Service is signed AND NOTARIZED any day after the petition for divorce is filed. If a Waiver is not signed you must have the other side served with citation by a Constable or Sheriff OR by certified mail through the District Clerk’s office. The District Clerk’s office does not provide notary service.

2.Decree of Divorce. Bring the original and three (3) copies.

3.Appearance Sheet. Bring only the original.

4.Information on Suit Affecting the Family Relationship. Bring only the original.

Tarrant County District Clerk & 325th District Court


Pro Se Instruction/Kids rev. 9/15/2008

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CAUSE NO. 325-_____________

5. Address Change. Please keep the District Clerk’s Office informed of any address change.

By signing below, you are stating that you have read and understand the above instructions.

PRO SE (Sign your name. )

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Clerk of Court


Tarrant County District Clerk & 325th District Court


Pro Se Instruction/Kids rev. 9/15/2008

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