How to get divorce in Montana
The information below will help the interested person understand more about the divorce in Montana.
The common steps of how to get divorce in Montana:
In Montana divorce is called “the dissolution of marriage”. That is why instead of getting a divorce in Montana the interested persons will dissolve their marriage.
The interested person should fill all the necessary Montana divorce papers according to the Montana divorce law.
The spouses should be a resident of Montana state.
The interested person should be legally married.
The interested person can have only no-fault grounds for divorce in Montana.
The interested person must arrange document that called Divorce Agreement with the spouse. This is a very important document as sometimes couples can not reach an agreement and can’t sign a Divorce agreement. If spouses cant' agree with each other, in thiscase judge will divide all the property on his consideration. But when the interested person bring the wishes and desires in a form of Divorce agreement to the court, the judge will consider the division of the property and children based on this document.
After the interested person filled all the necessary forms and Montana divorce documents he or she have to file them to the court.
As it was mentioned below in order to file for dissolution of marriage in Montana the spouses should be legal residents of Montana state. If the court found out that the interested person can not file because the interested person do not have a residency, their petition will not be accepted.
If the interested person lives in Montana for 180 days(6 month) they can file to any court of this state.
If the interested person is a military, he or she has to stay in Montana for at least 90 days.