How do I get a divorce if I live in a different state?

How do I get a divorce if I live in a different state?

If you and your spouse live in different states, you may divorce in either state in which one of you has met the residency requirements before filing. It may be to your advantage to file before your spouse, to save yourself the fees associated with traveling to the other state for court appearances, for example.

Is Wyoming a community property state for divorce?

Marital Property Law Most states, like Wyoming, have no community property laws on the books, which allows for more flexibility and more uncertainty in property division when a couple gets a divorce.

Which states have no residency requirements for divorce?

Three states — Alaska, South Dakota and Washington — have no residency requirement. Most states also require that the party be a resident in the county of filing for a shorter a period of time than the state requirement.

Is Wyoming a marital property state?

An equitable distribution state, Wyoming uses the "all property" model, and the appreciation of all property is marital. The District Court divides the marital estate when the spouses cannot. Equitable means fair, not necessarily equal.