As long as you have lived here in CA for 6 months prior to filing and in LA county 3 months prior to filing, then you can file here and then move elsewhere. Where you got married and lived previously is not relevant. If you do file and then move, strongly advice hiring an attorney to get this accomplished for you.
You can file for divorce if you have been residents in California for over six months; otherwise I would start by filing legal separation petition and amend it to divorce once the residency requirement of 6 months is met.
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I agree with the others and add that you should speak with an attorney to determine your legal rights/options prior to filing the divorce.
Most states require about a 6 month waiting period. You may also want to contact the court as most usually have an information line or desk where you can call or go into.
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