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

  • The petitioner or respondent in an action for divorce must have been an actual resident of the state for 60 days immediately preceding the filing of the petition
  • Any person who has been a resident of or stationed at a United States post or military reservation within the state for 60 days immediately preceding the filing of the petition may file an action for divorce in any county adjacent to the post or reservation

  • (Kansas Statutes - Chapter 60 - Article 16 - Subject: 607 and 1603)

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 Kansas:

  • No Fault:
    • Incompatibility
  • Fault:
    • Failure to perform a material marital duty or obligation
    • Mental illness or mental incapacity - The ground of mental illness or mental incapacity shall require either:
      • Confinement of the spouse in an institution a period of two years; or
      • An adjudication of mental illness or mental incapacity of the spouse by a court of competent jurisdiction while the spouse is confined in an institution by reason of mental illness.

    (Kansas Statutes - Chapter 60 - Article 16 - Subject: 1601)

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