Lewisville, TX asked in Divorce for Texas

Q: Because of covid 19 i got layoff and i need to file for divorce. Any advise?

My wife knows my financial situation and she is taking advantage that i cant file for divorce.

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Kelly Case
Kelly Case
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  • Frisco, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Courts have not closed and you can still file for divorce. Courts are operating on a limited basis but e-filing is mandatory in Texas so you can file for divorce. You may not be able to obtain temporary relief depending on what you are requesting but it would be a good idea to reach out to a Texas divorce lawyer to discuss your unique issues. you are going to need to have a plan for you and your soon-to-be-ex to separate. In other words, are either of you planning on moving out? How are you going to afford a new place to live. So there are some issues you need to think about, which is why it would be a good idea to call a local Texas divorce lawyer.

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