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Alaska Residency Requirement

When filing for divorce in Alaska, the filing spouse must be a resident of the state at the time the divorce petition is filed in divorce court. The divorce is usually filed in the county where the filing spouse lives.

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If a person serving in a military branch of the United States government has been continually stationed at a military base in the state for at least 30 days, he or she is considered a resident of the state and can file for divorce.

The requirements to establish residency are different from state to state. A local Alaska divorce attorney can explain what you need to do to meet the residency requirement, as well as other Alaska divorce requirements and state divorce laws.

Connect with an Alaska divorce lawyer near you by calling 877-349-1310 or filling out an Alaska divorce case review form.

The above synopsis of Alaska divorce laws is by no means all-inclusive and has been adapted from applicable state laws. These laws may have changed since our last update and there may be additional laws that apply in your situation. For the latest information on these divorce laws, please contact a local Alaska divorce attorney in your area.

Alaska divorce laws were last updated July 2009.

Note: Keep in mind that all divorce laws are complex. If you need legal divorce advice or want to fully understand how these laws affect you, please speak with a local divorce attorney.