Interviewer: I know that states differ on divorce, for example some are no-fault states and then there are states where you need cause to file a divorce. What is Texas? Do you need a reason to file a divorce or is that not necessary?
Texas Is a No-Fault Divorce State
Chris: Yes, Texas is considered a no-fault state. There are other phrases you can use, but really if you want a divorce in Texas, it is no fault.
If You File for Divorce in a No-Fault State, You Do Not Need to Provide Grounds for the Divorce
Interviewer: Decades ago, people used to need to have a reason such as infidelity or domestic violence to be used as grounds to file for divorce, is that correct?
Chris: Yes. Years ago in most states and currently in some states still, you had to show some kind of fault with the marriage or provide some kind of reason for the divorce. However, currently in Texas, you just state in your divorce paper work that your marriage has become insupportable which basically means your personalties are not compatible and you will not realistically be able to fix this.
You Do Not Have to Provide a Reason Other Than Irreconcilable Differences in Order to Obtain a Divorce in Texas
That’s more or less your way of getting a divorce for whatever reason you feel like getting divorced.