FSOD001: Getting a Divorce When You’ve Moved – Jurisdiction and Residency

One key to surviving divorce court is to understand some of the terminology used in the divorce process.

In this back to basics podcast, Judge Sexton discusses the terms residency and jurisdiction: how they can impact not only when you can file for your divorce, but what happens if you don’t meet the residency requirement of your state.

Also, how does failure to meet the residency requirement impact the court’s jurisdiction?

What occurs if the judge finds he/she does not have jurisdiction?

What does “home state” mean?


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