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Missouri Divorce Facts and Obtaining Legal Assistance
If you have been thinking about filing for divorce in Missouri, there are a few facts you should be aware of before getting started. The state imposes residency requirements prior to filing as well as requires specific, court-approved grounds for filing the dissolution of marriage. Below are some Missouri divorce laws that all spouses should know in order to protect their rights during proceedings.
Missouri Divorce Residency Requirements and Where to File
In order to file for a divorce in Missouri, either spouse must be a resident of the state for at least 90 days prior to filing. The petition must be filed in the circuit court in the county where either party resides.
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