Divorce Law

What are the Residency and Filing Requirements for Divorce in Arizona?

To file for divorce in Arizona, either spouse must be domiciled (physically present and regard where they are living as home) in the state or stationed there while a member of the armed services for 90 days prior to filing the petition for dissolution of marriage, according to Arizona Revised Statutes 25-312.

In most Arizona divorce cases, the petition for divorce is filed in the county where the spouse filing for divorce resides.