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

  • At least one of the parties has had actual residence in this state with a bona fide intention of making this state his or her permanent home for at least one year prior to the filing of the complaint
  • The marriage was solemnized in this state and either party has resided in this state from the time of marriage to filing the complaint
  • Persons serving in the armed forces of the United States who have been continuously stationed at any military base or installation in this state for one year or, if the marriage was solemnized in this state, have resided in this state from the time of marriage to the filing of the complaint
  • The dissolution of marriage may be filed in either county in which the spouse resides

  • (Nebraska Statutes - Chapter 42 - Sections: 342, 349)

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 Nebraska:

  • No Fault:
    • Irretrievable breakdown of the marriage
  • Fault:
    • Mentally ill and lacks the ability to consent to a dissolution of marriage
    • Drug and alcohol use abuse

    (Nebraska Statutes - Chapter 42 - Sections: 361, 362)

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