Are There Any Residency Requirements For Filing A Divorce?

Prior to filing a petition for a divorce, one of the spouses has to have been a resident of the state for a continuous six months and of the county for a continuous three months.

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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