Marriages made in other states


#1

No, you must pursue the divorce in the state where you currently have residency.

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#2

If a marriage begins in another state but no longer are residents of that state but live in NC, can divorce be granted by the state in which the marriage was created instead of NC? For example, someone marries in PA and now lives in NC. Can they pursue divorce under PA law which only requires 30 days rather than the 1 year in NC?