Can you get a divorce decree changed?
Although the final divorce decree has final in the name, it is possible to modify a divorce decree, even after the decree has been issued. Typically, the reason for modifying a divorce decree arises from a significant change in the circumstances of one of the parties subject to the decree.
Can a divorce decree be changed in Texas?
A petition to modify a divorce decree can be filed with your divorce court as soon as one year after the Decree was signed by the Judge in most cases. Most commonly spousal support, child support, and child custody orders are modified in Texas.
How do I get a copy of my divorce decree in another state?
If you filed for divorce in the United States, you generally can obtain a divorce decree from the court that issued the document. Alternatively, you can request an official copy from the office of vital records in the state where your divorce was finalized.
Can I get a copy of my divorce decree online in Texas?
Certified copies of marriage licenses and divorce decrees are available at the office of the county clerk or district clerk where the event took place. The DSHS is also the entity to contact to obtain certified birth and death certificates in the state. Official certificates can be ordered online at the DSHS website.