What are the residency requirements to file for divorce in New York?

What are the residency requirements to file
for divorce in New York?

In order to file an action for divorce, separation, or annulment in New York, residency requirements must be met in order for the court to hear your case. You must meet one of the following requirements: (1) you were married in New York and either you or your spouse is a resident of New York when the action is commenced, and one of you has been a resident for a continuous period of one year immediately preceding the commencement of the action; or (2) you and your spouse have resided in New York as husband and wife and either you or your spouse is a resident of the state when the action is commenced, and has been a resident for a continuous period of one year immediately preceding, or (3) the cause of action (grounds for the divorce, separation or annulment) occurred in the state and either party has been a resident of the state for a continuous period of at least one year immediately preceding the commencement of the action, or (4) the cause of action occurred in the state and both parties are residents of the state at the time of the commencement of the action, or (5) either party has been a resident of the state for a continuous period of at least two years immediately preceding the commencement of the action. (Domestic Relations Law Sections 230 and 231)