Idaho Online Divorce
How to File Your Own Divorce in Idaho
Outlined below is some background information you should know about filing for a divorce in Idaho. Once you become acquainted with this information, you can take our quiz to see if you qualify for the Idaho online divorce.

Using our online divorce is a quick and easy way to get all the completed documents you need in order to file for your own, uncontested divorce, while avoiding having to pay exorbitant attorney fees.

Residency Requirements

Every state has a set of residency requirements that must be met by the filing spouse in order for the court to have jurisdiction over the divorce proceedings. If you don't meet the residency requirements of the state you're trying to file in, the case may get dismissed by the court. The residency requirements in Idaho are as follows:

  • The plaintiff must be a resident of the state for six (6) full weeks immediately preceding the commencement of the action
  • The divorce may be filed in the county in which either the husband or the wife reside
  • If either spouse is not a resident of the state, the divorce must be filed in the county in which the plaintiff resides

  • (Idaho Code - Title 5 - Chapters: 404)

Grounds for Divorce

There are also grounds each state will allow you to file under when filing for a divorce. The ground for divorce is the reason that you and your spouse are filing for a divorce. The following are the grounds for divorce in Idaho:

  • No Fault:
    • Irreconcilable differences
    • When married persons have heretofore lived or shall hereafter live separate and apart for a period of five (5) years or more without cohabitation
  • Fault:
    • Adultery
    • Extreme cruelty
    • Willful desertion
    • Willful neglect
    • Habitual intemperance
    • Conviction of felony
    • When either the husband or wife has become permanently insane


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