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

  • If the marriage took place in the state and either party is a resident of or domiciled in the state or at least one party must be a resident of or be domiciled in this state at the time the suit is commenced and continuously for a period of six months immediately prior to the time the suit is commenced
  • A petition for dissolution may be filed only in a county in which the petitioner or respondent resides

  • (Oregon Statutes - Volume 2 - Sections: 14.070, 107.065, 107.075)

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 Oregon:

  • No Fault:
    • Irreconcilable differences between the parties have caused the irremediable breakdown of the marriage
  • Fault:
    • When either party to the marriage was incapable of making such contract or consenting thereto for want of legal age or sufficient understanding
    • When the consent of either party was obtained by force or fraud

    (Oregon Statutes - Volume 2 - Sections: 107.025, 107.036, 107.015)

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