Legal Information: Kentucky
Updated: September 29, 2021
What are the residency requirements for divorce in Kentucky?
In Kentucky, a judge can grant you a divorce if either you or your spouse lived in Kentucky (which includes being stationed in Kentucky as a member of the armed services) at the time the divorce petition was filed; and for at least 180 days (6 months) before the divorce petition was filed.1
1 KRS § 403.140
WomensLaw is not just for women. We serve and support all survivors, no matter their sex or gender.
© 2008–2021 WomensLaw.org is a project of the National Network to End Domestic Violence, Inc. All rights reserved. This website is funded in part through a grant from the Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. Neither the U.S. Department of Justice nor any of its components operate, control, are responsible for, or necessarily endorse, this website (including, without limitation, its content, technical infrastructure, and policies, and any services or tools provided). NNEDV is a 501©(3) non-profit organization; EIN 52-1973408.