If a couple was married in a foreign country and now lives in the US, which location's divorce laws apply? 3 Answers as of July 10, 2017

The state of residence is California and the residency requirements are met.

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Law Offices of Gerard A Fierro
Law Offices of Gerard A Fierro | Gerard A Fierro
California would have jurisdiction over the marital status. You would have to look at where the parties where living at the time assets where acquired to determine the laws used for characterizing the property.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 7/10/2017
Law Offices of Arlene D. Kock
Law Offices of Arlene D. Kock | Arlene D. Kock
The location where you are presently considering divorce is where you would file. You met all of the California jurisdictional requirements.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 7/10/2017
Peyton and Associates | Barbara Peyton
The divorce laws where they live when they decide to divorce.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 7/10/2017
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