Legal Question in Family Law in Texas

Does a texas petition for divorce expire or does it have to be withdrawn by the petitioner?

Asked on 6/01/10, 3:59 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Mark Dunn Mark D. Dunn

The petition doesn't expire; however, if no action is taken on a case after it's filed, the court will eventually dismiss the case on its own motion. They have to make room for the new files.

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Answered on 6/01/10, 9:46 am

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