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The orders are in place until they are changed by the court or superseded by the final divorce decree.
Sometimes temporary orders remain in effect for a year or more when the couple has difficulty agreeing to the terms of the divorce. From a family law attorney's point of view, this is not a good idea.
The courts also seem prone to require the parties to pay their own attorneys' fees.
It's important to work with a family law attorney, even in the case of an agreed divorce, because the decree needs to have all of the necessary requirements in order for the judge to sign on it.A married couple might decide to pursue an agreed divorce when they can agree on every aspect of the settlement, including property division and a visitation schedule, if there are kids involved.The parties decide all of these things on their own and then hire an attorney to draft the agreed-upon divorce decree.Remember that in Texas, the court cannot grant a divorce without dividing up the marital property.Additionally, if children were born or adopted during the marriage, the Court will have to make orders about child custody and support at the same time.Financial Guide To Texas Divorce The idea behind this guide is to explain some of the basic financial aspects of ending a marriage in terms that someone without a law degree can understand.