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

  • One party must be a resident of the state of Missouri, or is a member of the armed services who has been stationed in this state, for ninety days immediately preceding the commencement of the proceeding
  • An original proceeding shall be commenced in the county in which the petitioner resides or in the county in which the respondent resides

  • (Missouri Statutes - Title 30 - Chapter 452 - Sections: 300 and 305)

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 Missouri:

  • The marriage is irretrievably broken, or one of the parties has so stated and the other has not denied it

  • (Missouri Statutes - Title 30 - Chapter 452 - Sections: 300)

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