What are the Residency and Filing Requirements for Divorce in Minnesota?

In Minnesota, a petition for divorce should be filed in county district court. (Minnesota Statutes, 518.005 and 518.09) One of the parties must have a domiciliary, residence, or be stationed in military services in Michigan for 180 days prior to filing for divorce. (Minnesota Statutes, 518.07)

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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