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Legal Statutes: Ohio

UPDATED April 28, 2017

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Chapter 3105. Divorce, Legal Separation, Annulment, Dissolution of Marriage

back to top 3105.03. Residency requirement and venue; jurisdiction of common pleas court

The plaintiff in actions for divorce and annulment shall have been a resident of the state at least six months immediately before filing the complaint. Actions for divorce and annulment shall be brought in the proper county for commencement of action pursuant to the Rules of Civil Procedure. The court of common pleas shall hear and determine the case, whether the marriage took place, or the cause of divorce or annulment occurred, within or without the state.

Actions for legal separation shall be brought in the proper county for commencement of actions pursuant to the Rules of Civil Procedure.

1990 H 514, eff. 1-1-91; 1974 H 233; 130 v H 467; 1953 H 1; GC 8003-3; Source--GC 11980