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

In Nebraska, divorce proceedings are brought in the district court of the county where one of the parties resides. (Nebraska Revised Statutes Chapter 42 Section 348) A petition for divorce may only be brought if at least one of the parties has had actual residence in Nebraska with a bona fide intention of making Nebraska his or her permanent home for at least one year prior to the filing of the complaint, or unless the marriage was solemnized in Nebraska and either party has resided in Nebraska from the time of the marriage to the time of filing the complaint (Nebraska Revised Statutes Chapter 42 Section 349)

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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