Dallas Divorce Attorney
Call (972) 885-3724 for Sound Legal Counsel
Lisa G. Garza's team has the experience, compassion, and advice to help
you navigate the complex divorce process. We understand that this a draining
time emotionally, physically, and financially. We realize the stakes are
high, and our divorce attorney is committed to helping you reach the results
you need. We will work tirelessly to ensure that your rights, interests,
and future are preserved—especially if the well-being of your children
What Sets Lisa S. Garza Apart?
- 25+ Years of Legal Experience
- Free 30-Minute Consultation
- Certified Family Law Specialist*
- Compassionate Legal Solutions
Talk to a divorce lawyer in Dallas today. Call
(972) 885-3724 to Request a free, 30-minute consultation!
*Attorney Garza is Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of
When Do You Need a Divorce Lawyer?
There are plenty of articles online that tout the ease of “Do-It-Yourself
Divorce.” While the price point may be enticing to some people,
going through your divorce without the advice of a divorce attorney could
wind up costing you more in the end. Commonly people who choose to file
for divorce without an attorney forget to address certain aspects such
as credit card or medical debt. Another pitfall you could face is overestimating
or underestimating the value of your property and other assets.
When you choose to work with our experienced Dallas divorce lawyer, you
can rest assured she can help you find proven solutions for the following
Grounds for Filing Divorce in Texas
In Texas, there are seven grounds for divorce that couples can file. A
lawful ground for divorce is one which both parties can agree upon and
can prove. If both parties cannot agree on grounds for divorce, then they
must be willing to prove to the court their grounds are true.
Lawful grounds for divorce in Texas include:
No Fault – if the decision to divorce is mutual, then you can file for no-fault divorce
Infidelity – should a spouse commit adultery you may file for divorce on these grounds.
Living Apart – If spouses have lived apart for more than three consecutive years,
you can file for divorce based on these grounds.
Abandonment – when a spouse leaves with the intention to abandon their spouse
and they have remained gone for more than 1 year; you can file for divorce
under abandonment grounds in Texas.
Felony Conviction – If during the marriage your spouse is convicted of a felony or
they have been imprisoned for more than 1 year you may file for divorce.
Cruelty - a court may consider granting a divorce on cruelty grounds if they find
that one spouse has made cohabitation impossible due to physical or verbal abuse.
Prolonged Confinement in a Mental Hospital – confinement of at least three years in a mental institution is
considered grounds for divorce.
Compassionate Dallas Divorce Lawyer in Your Corner
When you have questions and concerns, we can provide the clear, honest
answers you deserve. We will ensure that you understand your options and
what to expect from the process ahead. With Lisa G. Garza, you can count
on benefitting from personalized legal support. We encourage you to find
out how a divorce attorney can help you move forward with your life. We
are proud to help families across Dallas, Denton County, and Collin County.
Discover your legal options and find out how our Dallas divorce firm can
help you. Call (972) 885-3724 today to
request your free consultation!