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Divorce

Divorces in Walker County can be filed in County Court at Law or District Court. You can choose if you want your divorce filed in County Court at Law or District Court. Walker County has two District Courts, the 12th Judicial District and the 278th Judicial District. Divorces are alternated between the two district courts.

We are pleased to offer online access to Case Summaries for those cases that are public record. http://odysseypa.tylerhost.net/Walker

Civil/Family Case Information Sheet
Filing a Divorce Pro Se- this link will provide you with procedures and court cost for filing a pro se divorce

Bureau of Vital Statistics Divorce Form- this form must be completed and turned in with every divorce that is filed
Texas State Disbursement Unit Record of Support Form -this form must be completed and given to the clerks office any time child support is ordered to set up a case with the disbursement unit.

Standing Restraining Order for Walker County

Lone Star Legal Aid provides free civil legal assistance to low-income individuals and families who have immediate needs but cannot afford an attorney.

Self Help Resources :

Help for Self Represented Litigants - OCA

http://www.txcourts.gov/programs-services/self-help/self-represented-litigants/

Texas Court Help http://texascourthelp.org/ - Videos and other information in English and Spanish about going through the court system, including information about how to find a lawyer, where to find forms, and how to get ready to go to court. 

Texas Law Help https://texaslawhelp.org/  - Information about different areas of the law for people who are handling their own simple civil legal matter. It also has a Chat service that allows the user to chat with someone who can help.

Texas State Law Library https://www.sll.texas.gov/self-help/ -The State Law Library web site has Self Help information, forms, and links.  Its Ask a Librarian feature allows users to get legal information from a librarian by email.

Supreme Court approved divorce forms.

Protective Order Kit (English)

Protective Order Kit (Spanish)

Important: It is always best to have a lawyer.  The law and court proceedings are complicated, and lawyers have legal training. A lawyer can help you understand your rights and options and help get the best result possible in your case. Sometimes even simple matters can have consequences that you are not aware of or do not understand.


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