“I just moved to Florida and wish to file for a divorce. Does Florida divorce law have a residency requirement?”
The state of Florida does have a residency requirement. It is necessary for a person to reside in the state of Florida at least six (6) months prior to filing a Petition for Dissolution of Marriage.
Alan Jay Braverman is a divorce lawyer who has been a member of the Florida Bar since 1973. He is Florida Board Certified in the area of Marital and Family Law.