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Question: married in phoenix AZ, wife lives there but husband lives in texas. married less than 1 year, no children. Does husand have to go to AZ to start divorce action?

Answer:

See our article on Divorce in Arizona. That article says:

When can I start a divorce case?
Before starting the court case, either the husband or wife must have lived in Arizona for at least 90 days or have been a member of the armed forces stationed in Arizona for at least 90 days. Unless Arizona was the last state where you lived together with your spouse, issues regarding custody of children may require a longer residence time in order to deal with those issues.

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