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My wife and I got married in the state of NY. Now she lives

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My wife and I got married in the state of NY. Now she lives in FLA and I live in NY.
Can I file for divorce in FLA.

I am a Florida family law attorney and I believe I can assist. To file a divorce in Florida, the person filing must be a legal resident of the State of Florida. As you have stated that you are a resident of New York, you do not meet the filing requirements. However, if your wife has established legal residence in Florida, then she could file there and, if you desire, you could then consent to the divorce proceeding there.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

My name is XXXXX XXXXX lease for her apartment. Technically can I say I have a Florida Residence.

Is your wife agreeable to the divorce proceeding in Florida? Thank you.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Yes.

The lease agreement could be used to demonstrate residency. Having said that, please be aware that you would need to sign a sworn document indicating that you are a resident of Florida.

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