Ending a marriage without divorce help can be a confusing and scary event for spouses who may not know what to do, how to start the process, or what all the terminology means.

The best option for any spouse seeking a divorce is to work with a caring divorce attorney who can explain the process to them and guide them through it.

Divorce lawyers understand that although every situation is different, the basic divorce process and vocabulary are always the same.

Divorce Help Starts With Understanding Divorce Vocabulary

When spouses seek assistance from a divorce attorney, many have no idea what is actually involved in the process or what the different associated terms and phrases mean.

That lack of understanding of technical vocabulary and the need for divorce help can be extremely stressful for anyone who may be envisioning the worst, such as needing to go to court or how to even prepare for a fair divorce.

Fortunately, there are experienced divorce lawyers available who can explain all of the important divorce vocabulary terms to their clients and ease their minds by providing them with a working understanding of these terms.

Most Divorces Follow The Same Process

Getting divorced involves a legal process that every divorce attorney is fully familiar with and revolves around the filing of some specific paperwork.

From the filing of the initial Petition for Divorce and Proof of Service to the completion and signing of the Decree of Divorce and the other associated forms, these documents map the progress through the process from beginning to end.

A divorce lawyer will guide clients to understand the meaning and purpose of these forms as they are filed and help them with all other preparation like records gathering and other necessities for them to build their case for negotiation and presentation to the court.

Watch This Divorce Guide to Gain Important Divorce Information

In this informative, 8-minute Divorce Quick Start guide, Texas Board-Certified Family Law practitioner Greg Housewirth explains important divorce vocabulary and paperwork that every spouse should know while illustrating why seeking divorce help from an experienced lawyer is so beneficial. 

The Quickest Start To Any Divorce Is Understanding It

When choosing to end their marriage, spouses should seek divorce help from an experienced attorney.

Skilled divorce lawyers provide essential aid to their clients by first explaining important terminology and then explaining the divorce process.

From filing important paperwork to preparing for mediation or even going to court, spouses who work with a skilled divorce attorney can rest assured that they will get through their divorce in an informed manner.

Schreier & Housewirth Family Law

1800 West Bowie Street, Suite 200-E
Fort Worth TX 76110



Gregory L. Housewirth is a Board-Certified Family Law Specialist practicing in Fort Worth Texas. With 30 years of family law experience, Mr. Housewirth has represented hundreds of clients in divorce, custody, CPS, modification, and grandparent cases. In addition, Mr. Housewirth is a qualified family law mediator and a member of Collaborative Law Texas, a practice group dedicated to promoting collaborative divorce in Texas.