questions & answers
Question: When can I file for a divorce?
Answer: Either you or your spouse must live in Arizona for at least 90 days before you can file for a dissolution. Unless Arizona was the last state where you lived together with your spouse or your spouse is served within Arizona, the Court cannot divide community property, or the payment of community debts, child support or maintenance, unless both spouses agree in writing that the Court may do so. If custody of a child is requested, a longer period of residence for the child may be required, usually six months. (A.R.S. §25-312)
When can I file for a divorce?
- Please select your county of residence below.
State Bar of Arizona
Maricopa County Bar
Referral number 602-257-4434
Pima County Bar
Referral number 520-623-4625
National Domestic Violence Hotline
Bankruptcy Court Self Help Center
Certified Legal Document Preparer Program