Texas Family Code
Sec. § 6.301
General Residency Rule for Divorce Suit

A suit for divorce may not be maintained in this state unless at the time the suit is filed either the petitioner or the respondent has been:


a domiciliary of this state for the preceding six-month period; and


a resident of the county in which the suit is filed for the preceding 90-day period.
Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 7, Sec. 1, eff. April 17, 1997.
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