Legal Information: Kentucky

Divorce

Updated: 
September 21, 2017

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