Alternatives to Divorce in Houston, Texas

While Texas does not recognize legal separation, there are alternative options that provide similar outcomes

Temporary orders

Protective orders

Separation agreements


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What are the Alternatives to Divorce in Houston, Texas?

For some couples, divorce is not an option.  This might be for religious, tax, or insurance reasons. Unlike Texas, other states handle this situation through Legal Separation which allows a couple to remain married only in name.  Texas does not recognize Legal Separation, but there are options that provide a similar outcome such as:

  • Temporary Orders
  • Protective Orders
  • Separation Agreements

Our experienced divorce attorneys in Houston, Texas can discuss all options with you and develop a personalized action plan to allow you to move on with your life while remaining legally married.


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