Ways to Prove Jurisdiction

Jurisdiction is an essential part of filing for a divorce and something that people may take for granted. However, if you have just moved to Florida or have lived somewhere else, it can be a challenge. In order to file in Florida you must have lived in the state for a least six months and intend to reside here permanently. These are the most common ways to prove jurisdiction.

Most judges will ask to prove jurisdiction by reviewing the Florida driver's license of the person who filed...