There is. You can challenge jurisdiction through an attorney if you don't want to appear personally.
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The residency law doesn't prohibit filing in 4 months what it does is say that there is a minimum of time that residency is required. You can challege NY jurisdiction if you can prove that he only resided in NY for 4 monts.
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You are quite correct. Four months is not long enough to meet the jurisdictional requirements in New York for a divorce. Whether it is in your interests to challenge this, may be another question, as the practical result is he will refile after meeting the residency requirements and the issues that truly need to be resolved will likely be just the same. You should speak with a local attorney to assess your options. You can find contact information for a local attorney here on Avvo. Good luck!
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You can object to NY's jurisdiction since he doesnt meet the residency requriements. You should contact a NY attorney, they should be able to get the case dismissed or transferred to Tennessee.
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