Section 61.021, Florida Statutes

Residence requirements.—To obtain a dissolution of marriage, one of the parties to the marriage must reside 6 months in the state before the filing of the petition.

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  1. […] Divorce: Is there a Residency Requirement? Posted on January 17, 2011 by abcfamilyblog Unless one or both parties resided in Florida for at least six months prior to the filing of a petition for dissolution of marriage, a Florida judge will not grant the divorce.  This residency requirement is governed by section 61.021, Florida Statutes. […]

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