Questions for Prove-Up of Agreed Divorce
Q: Would you state your name, please?
Q: Are you presently married to [name]?
Q: Have you been a domiciliary of Texas for the preceding six-month period and a resident of this county for the preceding ninety-day period?
Q: Were you married to [name] on [date], and did you cease to live together as husband and wife on or about [date]?
Q: Has your marriage to [name] become insupportable because of a discord or conflict of personalities that destroys the legitimate ends of the marriage relationship?
Q: Is there any reasonable expectation of reconciliation?
Q: [Was/Were] there [number] child[ren] born during this marriage?
Q: [Is/Are] [that/those] child[ren] [name], age [age] [continue as applicable: , and [name], age [age]]?
Q: Were any children adopted?
Q: [Is your wife/Are you] expecting a child at this time?
Q: Were there any court-ordered conservatorships, guardianships, or other court-ordered relationships affecting [this/these] child[ren] before this divorce proceeding?
Q: [Does/Do] the child[ren] own any property?
Q: Are you and your [wife/husband] presenting a proposed final parenting plan to the court that is contained in your proposed final decree of divorce?
Q: Do you think that the proposed parenting plan is in the best interest of the child[ren], and do you ask the court to approve that proposed parenting plan?
Q: Have you and your [wife/husband] entered into an agreement concerning the division of your property and debts?
Q: Do you think that the agreement is fair and equitable to both you and your [wife/husband]?
Q: I will hand you a document entitled Agreed Decree of Divorce, which bears the signatures of you and your [wife/husband]. Do you recognize this as the document that contains the agreements entered into between you and your [wife/husband]?
Q: Are you asking the court to grant you a divorce and approve all the agreements you have entered into?
THAT’S ALL I HAVE, YOUR HONOR.