See if you qualify to file for divorce in California.

In order to file for divorce in California either you or your spouse must be a resident of California for at least six months. See the explanation on the right for specific details.

Have you lived in California for at least six months or are you a member of the military and been stationed in California for at least six month?
YES
NO
Is California your home state and you are in the military and stationed outside of California?
YES
NO
Has your spouse lived in California for at least six months or is your spouse in the military and been stationed in California for at least six months?
YES
NO
Is California your spouse’s home state and your spouse is in the military and stationed outside of California?
YES
NO