Legal separation law


How does North Carolina divorce law supercede other states divorce law. In other words if I move to Florida why could I not use Florida divorce law to get divorced without having to live in North Carolina and be legally separated for a year


If you move to Florida, or any other state, you can get a divorce there, instead of NC, as long as you meet Florida’s residency requirements and any other requirements they have for a divorce. For example, NC’s residency requirement is that you must be a resident of the State of NC for the 6 months preceding the filing of the absolute divorce action.

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