In Montana, divorce proceedings are heard in district court. (Montana Code Annotated Title 40, Chapter 4, Section 104) Either the petitioner or the respondent must be Montana resident for at least 90 days prior to filing the action. (Montana Code Annotated Title 25, Chapter 2, Section 118 and Title 40, Chapter 4, Section 104)
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.