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Indiana Residency Requirement

Before filing divorce in Indiana, divorce laws require that one of the spouses must meet the divorce residency requirement.

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Under state divorce laws, at the time the divorce petition is filed, one spouse must either be a resident of Indiana or stationed at a US military base in Indiana for six months immediately preceding the filing.

The state of Indiana also require one spouse to be a resident of the county or stationed at a military base in the county for three month before filing for divorce. The divorce petition is usually filed in the county where the filing spouse lives.

State residency requirements and other divorce requirements may affect the length of your divorce. Work with a local Indiana divorce lawyer to understand how you and your family may be affected by the Indiana divorce process.

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The above synopsis of Indiana 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 Indiana divorce attorney in your area.

Indiana divorce laws were last updated October 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.