Legal Information: Indiana

Divorce

Updated: 
May 24, 2016

What are the residency requirements for divorce in Indiana?

To file for divorce in Indiana, you or your spouse must have been:

  • a resident of Indiana or stationed at a United States military installation in Indiana for at least 6 months immediately before filing for the divorce;1 and
  • a resident of the county or stationed within the county for at least 3 months immediately before filing for the divorce.2

1 Indiana Code § 31-15-2-6(a)
2 Indiana Code § 31-15-2-6(b)