Legal Requirements for Divorce

According to the most state laws, a divorce, the process must be filed and decided in court. All states have a “no-fault divorce” policy. In other words, the courts are not to look after for which spouse was guilty of marital misconduct. The clients along with the good divorce lawyers make the proceedings and plea for the divorce to be granted.

The following legal requirements are necessary to file for divorce in most states:

  1. Residency: The spouse filing for divorce must have resided in the state and county for a definite period.
  2. Waiting Period: Generally for the divorce cases, most of the states have a mandatory waiting period from the filing to the finalization of a divorce. In other words, one cannot file and finalize a divorce on the same day.
  3. Legal Grounds: States generally recognize two legal grounds for divorce: (1) irreconcilable differences and (2) separation. “Irreconcilable differences” means that there are marital difficulties that and the marriage cannot be reconciled and have led to the permanent breakdown.
  4. Jurisdictional Requirement: An action for divorce should be filed with the proper family court. The appropriate court is typically in the county where either the wife or husband has resided for at least 3-6 months prior to filing for divorce. Some of the best divorce lawyers can guide the clients thoroughly to get their work done at a faster pace.

Things to Consider

In order to file for divorce in China you have to meet a few basic conditions:

Both man and woman agree to end the marriage; and

At least one spouse must have lived in China for more than 1 year.

The couple agrees to divorce in China using the Chinese court system.​

It really doesn’t matter what is your nationality, a divorce issued in China is valid and legal throughout the world.