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

  • One of the spouses must a be a resident of the state of Wisconsin for at least 6 months and a resident of the county in which they file for at least 30 days immediately prior to filing for the divorce

  • (Wisconsin Statutes - Sections: 767.05, 767.083)

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 Wisconsin:

  • Irretrievable breakdown of the marriage
    • f both of the parties by petition or otherwise have stated under oath or affirmation that the marriage is irretrievably broken, or
    • Living apart continuously for 12 months or more immediately prior to commencement of the action and one party has so stated, the court, after hearing, shall make a finding that the marriage is irretrievably broken

    (Wisconsin Statutes - Sections: 767.07)

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