A party must have lived in the county for 3 months prior to filing for a divorce; you are entitled to change the venue or file your own action in the county in which you reside so long as you meet the jurisdictional requirements. The process is somewhat complicated and you would need to hire an attorney to make the proper motion to the court though. I am including links below which may be of some help. Good luck.
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I am sorry that you are going throught his. Most often jursdiction in foreign country requires residency of at least 3 months and attorney Norton gave you a great answer. take care please follow her wondeful advice.
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If it is a divorce, no, you need here months in the county. You can file a motion with the court to quash service and dismiss the case on the ground of lack of jurisdiction. If it is a legal separation (same form), that can be filed without the three months, and, if you do nothing, could be amended after the three month period has passed. however, don't ignore the filing and service. You need to do something with the court, in a timely manner. please consult with an attorney.
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