Area of Law:
Divorce Set #1 - Uncontested, No Minor Children, No Real Property
Do Not Use This Divorce Set if:
You and your spouse disagree about any issue in your divorce.
You or your spouse wants to file specific grounds for divorce, such as cruelty or adultery. This Set provides for a
no-fault divorce, for example, you do not get along and do not plan to get back together.
The wife is pregnant, even if the husband is not the father.
The wife has had a child by another man since the date of marriage.
You and your spouse have a disabled child, regardless of that child’s age.
You and your spouse have a biological or adopted child together who is either under 18 years old or who is 18
years old and still in high school.
You or your spouse wants spousal support or maintenance, referred to as “alimony” in some states.
You or your spouse owns or is buying real property (such as a house, building, piece of land, or other real
You or your spouse has an ongoing bankruptcy case.
Use This Divorce Set if:
Nothing in the above “Do Not Use This Divorce Set” section applies to you.
You think you and your spouse will agree on every issue in your divorce or you do not think your spouse will
participate in the divorce process.
You or your spouse has lived in Texas for at least 6 months and in the county where you are filing for divorce for
at least 90 days.
o Immigrants: You may file for divorce in Texas even if you do not have legal status in the United States if
you have lived in Texas and in your county for the above time periods.
o Military Families: If you are serving in the armed forces outside of Texas, or you have accompanied your
spouse who is serving in the armed forces outside of Texas, you may still use these forms if Texas has
been the home state for either spouse for at least 6 months and the county where you plan to file the
divorce has been the home county of either spouse for at least 90 days.
For further instructions, see https://www.dallascounty.org/government/district-clerk/forms-family.php