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Is a divorce permissable whenever a spouse is pregnant, or

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Is a divorce permissable whenever a spouse is pregnant, or is there a delay in the process?

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Typically, in Texas, the judge will ask if there is any reason to believe the woman is pregnant before granting a divorce. If the parties have reason to believe the woman is pregnant, or if the woman is in fact pregnant, the court will typically not grant the divorce during the pregnancy.

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Further, after the baby is born, Texas law presumes that the husband is the father as the baby was born during the marriage.

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I hope this answers your question, and if you have any follow up questions, I would be happy to answer those as well.

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