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do i have to live in same state prior to filing a divorce ?

1 Answers. Asked on Apr 19th, 2017 on Divorce - Texas
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I lived in Texas until April 30 2015 now reside in Indiana ,I want to file a divorce due to irreconcilable differences.Am I able to file if respondent lives in Texas ?
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Answered on Apr 20th, 2017 at 5:40 AM

Yes.   One of the party's to the divorce must have resided in Texas for at least 6 months and in the county of filing for at least 90 days.

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