In Minnesota, a petition for divorce should be filed in county district court. (Minnesota Statutes, 518.005 and 518.09) One of the parties must have a domiciliary, residence, or be stationed in military services in Michigan for 180 days prior to filing for divorce. (Minnesota Statutes, 518.07)
While divorce may be common, when you go through it yourself, you still deserve dedicated, personal focus on your rights and unique situation. An experienced divorce lawyer can help you figure out the best way forward, explain the law, and represent you in court if it is ever necessary. Take the first step now and contact a local divorce attorney to discuss your divorce.