What are the Residency and Filing Requirements for Divorce in North Dakota?

In North Dakota, a divorce may granted if the plaintiff is a resident in good faith of North Dakota for at least 6 months before filing for divorce or before a divorce is granted. (North Dakota Statutes Title 14 Domestic Relations and Persons Chapter 5 Divorce Section 17) The divorce complaint should be filed in county district court.

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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