How can I divorce my spouse who lives in another state?

I moved out of state a little over a year ago. How can I file for divorce from another state?

Asked on March 28, 2016 under Family Law, Hawaii

Answers:

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

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

The fact is that you can file for a divorce in either the state in which you reside or in hte state in which your spouse resides. In order to establish legal residency, typically you must live in a state for at least 6-12 months. You can check online for this and further information, although, you may want to consult with a divorce attorney as well.


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