Nc divorce


Generally, you can proceed in a divorce action in only one state. It sounds like jurisdiction was proper in Pennsylvania when this action was file and should remain there.

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I am currently involved in a divorce from my ex-wife in Pennsylvania, she filled 1 year and 3 months ago and has been dragging it out so she gets apl, since I am a North Carolina resident now can I sue her for divorce in this state since she filled in Pa and I did not? Thank You for any guidance and if possible I would like to get this started asap,it’s really starting to wear me down. Thank You