Top Resources for Divorce in Texas

Whether you're just thinking about divorce, in the middle of one, or navigating your post-divorce life, here are the top resources for people in Texas. We've ordered them according to the typical step-by-step flow of divorce. And, as always, reach out to us if you have more specific questions.

Just thinking about divorce?

Only you can decide if you want a divorce. We recommend reading our article about why it's better to move forward with a divorce that's inevitable vs. waiting for the "right time" (hint: there's no perfect time).

Choosing the right legal help for your divorce

Nothing frustrates us more than lawyers who don't do their job properly. Choose the right legal help for your divorce: read our advice.

Which Hello Divorce plan is best for me?

Take our quiz, or refer to our summaries of each plan to determine how we can best help you during your divorce – and make it as affordable as possible.

Texas divorce process flowchart

Visualize the divorce process from start to finish with this handy flowchart. It explains all the steps that need to be taken before you can finalize your divorce.

The 3 steps to divorce in Texas

The divorce process in Texas is complicated. But don't worry, Hello Divorce has broken it down into three easy-to-follow steps with its Texas Divorce Navigator.

How to file for divorce in Texas

Filing an uncontested divorce? Learn all about how to file and what to expect in our article.

What Texas military members need to know about divorce

If you or your spouse are in the military (or used to be), divorce can be more complicated. Read this article for more information and help.

Serving your spouse

This article guides you through how to serve your spouse divorce papers in Texas.

What divorced parents in Texas need to know

Find out how child support is calculated in Texas in this article. Create a thoughtful co-parenting plan with our special Texas worksheet.

How is spousal maintenance determined in Texas?

Learn about the four ways spousal maintenance (also called spousal support or alimony) may be granted in Texas here.

Preparing for court

If you need to appear at any court hearings, you'll want to know some basics about divorce court. This includes dressing appropriately. Read or dos and don'ts here.

My QDRO has been filed. Now what?

Read this article to understand everything you need to know about your Qualified Domestic Relations Order(s) (QDRO), which will divide your retirement plan(s).

Need help with your QDRO? Our trusted partner, SimpleQDRO, can help.

Restoring your former (maiden) last name

If you would like to keep your name the same, then there is nothing you need to do during the divorce process. If, however, you would like to have your former name restored, doing so is a simple process. This article addresses the steps you need to take to restore your former name before or after your divorce has been finalized.

7 life-changing lessons one learns after divorce

What life lessons or skills did you learn during or after the divorce process that have given you more perspective and/or joy? Learn more here.

Free divorce checklists and worksheets

Check out all of our free downloadable/printable Hello Divorce checklists and worksheets to help you stay organized and less overwhelmed.

Divorce Specialists
After spending years in toxic and broken family law courts, and seeing that no one wins when “lawyer up,” we knew there was an opportunity to do and be better. We created Hello Divorce to the divorce process easier, affordable, and completely online. Our guiding principles are to make sure both spouses feel heard, supported, and set up for success as they move into their next chapter in life.