Dallas, Texas Family Law Blog

No legal separation in Texas

In Texas, people who are in the middle of a troubled marriage might not yet be certain they want to get a divorce. In many states, that would open the door to the possibility of a legal separation. However, Texas does not have a law allowing couples to legally...

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Does Texas have legal separation?

Many states recognize legal separation as a way to allow married individuals to live apart but retain their married status. Doing so provides a number of benefits, including allowing the parties to share health insurance benefits. However, Texas does not recognize...

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