Residency Requirements for a Florida Divorce. The requirements are as follows: To obtain a dissolution of marriage, one of the parties to the marriage must reside 6 months in the state before the filing of the petition. The dissolution of marriage can be filed in the county in which either or both spouses reside.How long do you have to be separated to divorce in Florida?
First of all, there is no legal separation in Florida. Once your husband files for a divorce and you get served with legal process, you will have 20 days to respond, or a default will be entered against you.Can a judge deny a divorce in Florida?
By Robin Roshkind, Esquire, West Palm Beach, Florida The answer is yes… a judge can deny a divorce on several different levels. First it is a requirement that financial affidavits and full disclosure of marital assets, debts and pre marital property is available to the other party.