How Can I Get Divorced if My Spouse Lives in Another State?

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Many people wonder what they can do if their spouse lives in another state and they want to get divorced.  Watch this video by Buffalo Divorce Attorney Donna L. Haslinger to learn your legal options. If you have questions about your particular divorce or family law issue, please contact us to schedule a consultation. Let our experience work for you.

  • After you have lived in New York State for at least a year, you can get divorced here, even if your spouse lives in a different state.
  • The fact that one spouse has left the state will not prevent the remaining spouse from starting a divorce process.

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