2021 Texas Statutes
Title 1 - The Marriage Relationship
Subtitle C - Dissolution of Marriage
Chapter 6 - Suit for Dissolution of Marriage
Subchapter A. Grounds for Divorce and Defenses
Section 6.004. Conviction of Felony
Sec. 6.004. CONVICTION OF FELONY. (a) The court may grant a divorce in favor of one spouse if during the marriage the other spouse:
(1) has been convicted of a felony;
(2) has been imprisoned for at least one year in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, a federal penitentiary, or the penitentiary of another state; and
(3) has not been pardoned.
(b) The court may not grant a divorce under this section against a spouse who was convicted on the testimony of the other spouse.
Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 7, Sec. 1, eff. April 17, 1997.
Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 87 (S.B. 1969), Sec. 25.056, eff. September 1, 2009.