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Filing for Divorce in Richardson, TX?

Trustworthy Attorney Serving Dallas, Tarrant, Collin, Rockwall & Denton Counties

At The Gauthier Law Firm, we understand that the divorce process is incredibly difficult and stressful. No matter the reasons you and your spouse have decided to part ways, dissolving your marriage takes considerable and careful effort. If you have children with your spouse, the choices you make can directly impact their lives as well as your own. Our Richardson divorce attorney is committed to helping our clients make the best decisions while protecting your rights throughout divorce litigation.

To get started with a consultation, give us a call at (214) 761-6788.

Skillful Counsel for Every Type of Divorce

Whether you are going through a contested divorce, a high-asset divorce, or any other type of divorce case, there are a number of issues which will need to be addressed. If you and your spouse are able to stay amicable and come to decisions on your own, such as who will take care of your children or who will keep what, it makes the divorce process easier. However, this is often not possible and the decisions may be left in the judge's hands.

Our firm has the necessary experience to help you with:

Does Texas Have Legal Separation?

Texas is one of the few states that does not have a process for legal separation.

Legal separation – In many states, this is an alternative step to divorce that couples can take to avoid ending the marriage completely. Instead, it allows the couple to separate without divorcing but still decide on matters such as property division, custody, support, etc. Basically, it allows a couple to continue receiving the benefits that a legal marriage provides while living apart.

In Texas, the only recognized method for separation is divorce. Sometimes a couple will go through a period of an informal separation, however, attorneys can only do so much to help with disputed matters during that time since Texas doesn’t recognize legal separation.

One alternative to legal separation is a separation agreement, which does not fall within the court’s orders. This is when a couple will enter into a contractual agreement that allows them to decide on typical divorce matters before actually getting a divorce. However, if the contract is breached, the court will not enforce it. Instead, a lawsuit would be necessary in order to enforce the breached contract.

Don’t hesitate to contact our firm if you have further questions about the divorce process in Texas.

Work with an Experienced Divorce Firm in Dallas County

At The Gauthier Law Firm, we know that every individual and divorce case is unique, which is why we offer representation tailored to your needs. When you choose to work with our firm, you can rely on us to ensure you understand your options and how the laws may affect you and your family. We are dedicated to keeping you informed about your case so you can make careful decisions every step of the way. Our knowledgeable Richardson family law attorney is here during this difficult time to make the process easier for you.

To learn more about your legal options, call us at (214) 761-6788.

Why the Gauthier Law Firm?

  • Our Clients Are Like Family

    We truly listen to my clients & don't treat them like just another number or just another case.

  • Advocate in the Midst of Chaos

    We approach even the most complex cases with a calm & professional nature on behalf our clients.

  • Continuous Education

    We strive to perfect our craft by exceeding the requirement for continuing legal education every year.

  • Not Afraid to Go to Trial

    We will stand up for you & vow to never settle a case when it is not in best interest of our clients.