Cost of Divorce in Texas

The cost of a Texas divorce varies from case to case. This is due to a large number of factors that impact the total cost of a Texas divorce. The factors that affect the cost of a divorce in Texas include, but is not limited to, court fees, attorney fees, document preparation fees, trial fees, and other expenses related to settlement of a case such as mediation. For these reasons you should look at actual total cost of a divorce.

The most predictable cost in any divorce is the court filing fee which is mandatory in every divorce case, unless a filing fee waiver is granted by the court. The court filing fee varies by county but commonly ranges from $250 to $320 dollars in Texas. If you can't afford the court filing fee you may request a waiver using a form we can provide to you. If the waiver is approved by the court, then you will not thave to pay the court filing fee.

How can I save money on my Texas divorce?

You can save on a divorce in Texas by completing your divorce by agreement. By reaching an agreement you do not have to pay attorneys to litigate the issues of your divorce before the court. By not overpaying for attorney services and litigation related expenses you can control the cost of your divorce. Keep in mind that most all divorce cases end by agreement even if you spend thousands preparing for a court battle. In such cases you spend all your money paying an attorney to delay reaching an agreement with your spouse.

What is an agreed divorce?

An agreed divorce is where you and your spouse reach an agreement on the issues of your divorce usually before even filing the paperwork with the court to start your divorce. The agreement should cover how you will divide your marital property and debts, and if you have children determine how you will handle child support, child custody and visitation. By reaching these agreements you can save thousands by completing an uncontested divorce.

What does this website offer?

Through this website you can begin your agreed divorce process online. You simply answer a series of questions and then submit your answers. We review your answers and prepare all the paperwork for you to include detailed instructions you follow to file and finalize your agreed divorce with your local district court.

What does your service cost?

The cost of our service is $99. There are two services required to complete our online process. You may choose to pay for both services via a single payment of $195. There are no other service fees. The court fee is separate. The court fee may be waived by the court if you qualify. If you would like to apply for a filing fee waiver please ask us to provide you with the waiver document.