Filing for divorce can be a difficult process to navigate. It includes numerous steps, such as filling out forms, serving paperwork on your spouse and submitting information to the right court. In addition, every state has different rules in terms of how to obtain a divorce, including unique requirements regarding how long you must live in the state before you can file (residency) and the approved grounds for divorce. To learn the basics of filing for divorce in your state, click on your state's link below.
Filing for Divorce State-by-State Laws: