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Legal Statutes: Maryland

UPDATED April 19, 2017

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Title 7. Divorce

back to top § 7-101. Residence; corroboration

If the grounds for the divorce occurred outside this State, a party may not apply for a divorce unless one of the parties has resided in this State for at least 6 months before the application is filed.

Added by Acts 1984, c. 296, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1984. Amended by Acts 2015, c. 473, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2015; Acts 2016, c. 379, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2016; Acts 2016, c. 380, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2016; Acts 2017, c. 62, § 1, eff. April 11, 2017.