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Jurisdiction is generally established upon the date of filing - not after. Thus, the Ca. court would still have jurisdiction. However, you could file a petition to transfer the case from California to Kansas based on the fact that you and your spouse no longer reside in California. The judge should sign off on this and transfer the case.
There is also a possibility that the case would be dismissed if there is no action in a year's time. The regularity or the possibility of this happening depends on the court clerk - some are very adamant about dismissing cases without activity while others allow cases to sit stagnant for a long period of time.
If the case is inactive for more than 12 months, the court clerk can issue a dismissal of the case, but you would receive a notice of that if the clerk does this. If you want to check to see whether this has been or will be done, you can contact the court clerk's office and ask if the clerk plans to do this.
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