Divorce in Colorado with a Nevada marriage license

Getting divorced in Colorado as a
Colorado resident. Marriage license is
from Clark County Nevada. Does the
origin of the marriage license matter.

Asked on July 9, 2017 under Family Law, Colorado


M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

No it does not. Where a person got married has no bearing on where their divorce is action os brought. When filing, a person can do so in either the state in which they reside or in the state in which their spouse resides, if they live in another state.

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