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How To Hire A Lawyer For Divorce in Pennsylvania
Have you considered filing for divorce or legal separation in Pennsylvania? If so, there are a few facts you should learn about before initiating any action. The state has specific laws in place governing divorce filings, and the more you know, the better you will be during proceedings. The following are some of Pennsylvania’s laws regarding divorce:
In order to file a petition for the dissolution of marriage in Pennsylvania, at least one of the parties must be a bona fide resident of the state for at least six months immediately prior to commencing the action. If parties meet these requirements, then the case may be brought in the county where the defendant (spouse who is being served the divorce papers) resides, or if the defendant resides outside of Pennsylvania, where the plaintiff (spouse filing for divorce) lives.
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