How Long Do I Have to Live in Pennsylvania to File for Divorce in Pennsylvania?

Pennsylvania has its own divorce laws regarding who is eligible to file for a divorce.  Each state protects its jurisdiction and makes sure the appropriate laws are applied to the appropriate cases.  To prevent your case from being dismissed, make sure you meet the Pennsylvania residency requirements.  The most common mistake people make is believing they must divorce in the state in which they were married.  This is simply not true.  Most divorce cases throughout the United States are filed in the county in which the filing spouse resides.

To learn more about residency requirements in Pennsylvania for filing a divorce action, click here.

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