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Legal Statutes: Indiana

UPDATED August 2, 2016

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Chapter 2. Actions for Dissolution of Marriage

back to top31-15-2-6 Residence

Sec. 6. (a) At the time of the filing of a petition under section 4 of this chapter, at least one (1) of the parties must have been:
(1) a resident of Indiana; or
(2) stationed at a United States military installation within Indiana;
for six (6) months immediately preceding the filing of the petition.

(b) Except as provided in subsection (c), at the time of the filing of a petition under section 4 of this chapter, at least one (1)
of the parties must have been:
(1) a resident of the county; or
(2) stationed at a United States military installation within the county;
where the petition is filed for three (3) months immediately preceding the filing of the petition.

(c) If a court has authorized a guardian to file a petition under section 4 of this chapter on behalf of an incapacitated person
under IC 29-3-9-12.2, the guardian may file the petition for dissolution in the guardian's county of residence if the guardian has
resided in that county for at least three (3) months immediately preceding the filing of the petition.

As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.7. Amended by P.L.83-2014, SEC.14, eff. July 1, 2014.