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In order to file a divorce action in Texas, either the petitioner or the respondent must have lived in Texas for at least 6 months and be a resident of the county where the divorce action is filed for at least 90 days. (Texas Family Code Title 1 Subtitle C Chapter 6 Subchapter D Section 6.301) A divorce action should be filed in County District Court, or Family Court, where applicable.
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