San Antonio Divorce Attorneys For Men | Cordell & Cordell
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Cordell & Cordell is a partner dads can count on during one of the toughest challenges of their lives. The family law attorneys at our San Antonio, Texas, office are dedicated to helping men with any divorce issue, including property division, alimony, child support and child custody.

Our mission is to give men the legal support they and their children deserve both in and out of the courtroom.

Divorce Attorneys Dedicated to Helping Men

When you’re going through a divorce, it can feel as though your life is falling apart. But, at Cordell & Cordell, we know that all you need is a little support to help you navigate this difficult time. Our team is dedicated to helping fathers and their children find their new normal through litigation and ongoing family support. If you’re dealing with a divorce in San Antonio or the surrounding areas you can count on the team at Cordell & Cordell.

The decisions you make now will have an enormous impact on you and your family both emotionally and financially for the rest of your lives. That’s why we want to ensure that our clients have experienced representation on their side. Our staff of child support lawyers in San Antonio is here to help you create the life you want after the case is finalized.

The divorce attorneys of Cordell & Cordell are committed to making this process as easy as possible for our clients, and that includes providing a conveniently located office that offers on-site parking. You can find our office in north San Antonio, right off of U.S. 281, at Pacific Plaza in Suite #450.

If you need representation on a family law case in San Antonio, give us a call today. We’re standing by to help you get the best outcome for your family!

Advocates For Dad’s Rights and Fathers’ Rights

Since 1990, Cordell & Cordell has fought against numerous stereotypes that men and fathers face in the family court system. Our firm’s focus on men’s divorce gives our attorneys a unique understanding of the challenges men face in a Texas family law courtroom.

Despite battling a system that seems predisposed against them, Cordell & Cordell has risen to establish ourselves as a partner men can count on.

At Cordell & Cordell, we understand the unique challenges military families face during divorce.

Frequently Asked San Antonio Divorce Questions

How long do I have to live in San Antonio to file for divorce?

You have to live in Bexar County for 90 days and in the state of Texas for at least 6 months.

Is there a mandatory waiting period in Bexar County before a divorce can be granted? How long will a divorce take?

There is a mandatory 60-day waiting period from the date the petition is filed until a divorce may be finalized.

A divorce will take at least 60 days because of this. However, if the divorce is contested then it will take much longer.

How can I serve my spouse in Bexar County? If attempts to serve do not work, can I serve by publication?

Normally service is perfected by personal service on your spouse either by a private process server or by a sheriff or constable. Your spouse may choose to sign a waiver of service.

If you do not know where your spouse is, have no way of finding out, and have used due diligence to locate your spouse or have them personally served then you may use service by publication.

If there are no children involved then this may be done by posting on the courthouse door. If children are involved then you must do this through publication in the Hart Beat, a local newspaper, and you must also hire an ad litem to represent the absent party’s interest.

What are the specific forms I will need to file for a divorce in Bexar County?

You will need to file an Original Petition for Divorce, Request for Service, if needed, and a Civil Case Information sheet.

Where do I file for divorce in Bexar County?

In Bexar County, you will file in district court.

How much are filing fees at the local courthouse?

For a divorce without children the filing fees are $248. For a divorce with children filing fees are $299.

There are also additional fees for service of process.

Are there any Bexar County-Specific laws that are different from how other family law cases around the state are handled?

Bexar County is different in the sense that it has a presiding system.

All cases are called by the presiding judge for that month at the appropriate docket and then assigned out based on time announcements to one of the available judges that day.

Thus, your case could be heard by a different judge each time you go to court.

San Antonio Client Testimonials


“Cordell & Cordell came highly recommended, and I have been confident with making my choice to go with Cordell & Cordell. I am both glad and fortunate to have been paired up with [my attorney]! My father and I are not easy to please, and we know with full confidence we made the right choice by going with [my attorney]. She went into court very aggressive as she promised … She has not steered us wrong. [My attorney] has always updated me before I could ever ask questions. She and her paralegal have been very consistent with keeping me updated. [My attorney] always gets back to me. She will even get back to me quickly on the weekends! I am extremely satisfied!”


“[My attorney] did an absolutely fantastic job! I met her during my initial consultation and she left an impact on me. I specifically requested her moving forward. The impression that she left on me was proven throughout my case. She did a great job! …”


“[My attorney] is a top-notch class act. I will forever come to Cordell & Cordell and specifically [my attorney]. She will always be who I go to if I ever need help. Even if she’s not available, I will still use Cordell & Cordell. I have referred Cordell & Cordell to every father I know that has gotten screwed over in a divorce. … My current wife is using you all as well. It’s a little bit more expensive, but to me it’s been worth it. [My attorney] was just as passionate about my daughter and her well being as I am. She was not just an attorney, she actually cared about my family. That goes a long way when dealing with such a scary situation.”