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Dating before divorce final texas

ACQUIRING JURISDICTION OVER NONRESIDENT RESPONDENT. (a) If the petitioner in a suit for dissolution of a marriage is a resident or a domiciliary of this state at the time the suit for dissolution is filed, the court may exercise personal jurisdiction over the respondent or over the respondent's personal representative although the respondent is not a resident of this state if:(1) this state is the last marital residence of the petitioner and the respondent and the suit is filed before the second anniversary of the date on which marital residence ended; or(2) there is any basis consistent with the constitutions of this state and the United States for the exercise of the personal jurisdiction.(b) A court acquiring jurisdiction under this section also acquires jurisdiction over the respondent in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.

A suit for divorce may not be maintained in this state unless at the time the suit is filed either the petitioner or the respondent has been:(1) a domiciliary of this state for the preceding six-month period; and(2) a resident of the county in which the suit is filed for the preceding 90-day period.

If one spouse has been a domiciliary of this state for at least the last six months, a spouse domiciled in another state or nation may file a suit for divorce in the county in which the domiciliary spouse resides at the time the petition is filed.

(a) An annulment under Section 6.102 of a marriage may be granted at the discretion of the court sitting without a jury.(b) In exercising its discretion, the court shall consider the pertinent facts concerning the welfare of the parties to the marriage, including whether the female is pregnant.