State Divorce (Domestic Relations) Statutes

Below is a table with links to the domestic relations statutes for each state. These web sites are typically maintained by the state government and provide an easy way to navigate through 100’s of pages of text.

STATE

Domestic Relations Statutes

Alabama:

http://www.legislature.state.al.us/CodeofAlabama/1975/coatoc.htm

Title 30, Chapter 2

Alaska:

http://www.touchngo.com/lglcntr/akstats/Statutes/Title25/Chapter24.htm

Title 25, Chapter 24

Arizona:

http://www.azleg.state.az.us/ars/25/title25.htm

Chapter 3

Arkansas:

http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/searchcenter/pages/arkansascode.aspx

Title 9, Subtitle 2, S 12

California:

http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/cgi-bin/calawquery?codesection=fam&codebody=&hits=20

Part 3

Colorado:

http://www.michie.com/colorado/lpext.dll?f=templates&fn=tools-contents.htm&cp=cocode/2&2.0

Title 14, Article 10 (Statute # 14-10-106)

Connecticut:

http://www.cga.ct.gov/2009/pub/title46b.htm

Title 46, Chapter 810, Sections 46-13 to 46-31

Dist of Columbia:

http://government.westlaw.com/linkedslice/default.asp?SP=DCC-1000

Title 16, Chapter 9

Delaware:

http://delcode.delaware.gov/title13/index.shtml#topofpage

Title 13, Chapter 15

Florida:

http://www.flsenate.gov/Statutes/index.cfm?App_mode=Display...

Title 6, Chapter 61

Georgia:

http://www.legis.ga.gov/legis/1999_00/leg/fulltext/hb534.htm

SS 19-4-1 thru 19-6-47

Hawaii:

http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/hrscurrent/vol12_ch0501-0588/hrs0580/hrs_0580-.htm

Chapter 580

Idaho:

http://www3.state.id.us/idstat/TOC/32FTOC.html

SS 32-501 thru 32-901

Illinois:

http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/ilcs/ilcs2.asp?chapterid=59

Chapter 750

Indiana:

http://www.state.in.us/legislative/ic/code/title31/ar15/

Title 31, Article 15

Iowa:

http://www2.legis.state.ia.us/IACODE/1999/598/

Chapter 598 SS 1-42

Kansas:

http://www.kslegislature.org/legsrv-statutes/articleslist.do

Chapter 23

Kentucky:

http://www.lrc.state.ky.us/KRS/403-00/CHAPTER.HTM

Chapter 403

Louisiana:

http://www.legis.state.la.us/lss/search.htm

Civil Code SS 101 to 103

Maine:

http://janus.state.me.us/legis/statutes/19/title19ch13sec0.html

Title 19, Chapter 13

Maryland:

http://www.michie.com/maryland/lpext.dll?f=templates&fn=tools-contents.htm&cp=mdcode/10754&2.0

SS 8-101 thru 8-213

Massachusetts:

http://www.state.ma.us/legis/laws/mgl/gl-208-toc.htm

Chapter 208

Michigan:

http://www.michiganlegislature.org/mileg.asp?page=getObject&objName=mcl-chap552

Chapter 552

Minnesota:

http://www.revisor.leg.state.mn.us/stats/518/

Chapter 518

Mississippi:

http://www.michie.com/mississippi/lpext.dll?f=templates&fn=tools-contents.htm&cp=mscode/1f14d&2.0

Title 93, Chapter 5

Missouri:

http://www.moga.mo.gov/STATUTES/STATUTES.htm#T30

Chapter 452

Montana:

http://data.opi.state.mt.us/bills/mca_toc/40.htm

Title 40, Chapter 4

Nebraska:

http://www.legislature.ne.gov/laws/browse-chapters.php?chapter=42

Chapter 42, SS 42-344 thru 42-381

Nevada:

http://www.leg.state.nv.us/NRS/NRS-125.html

Chapter 125

New Hampshire:

http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/rsa/html/nhtoc/nhtoc-xliii.htm

Title 43, Chapter 458

New Jersey:

http://lis.njleg.state.nj.us/cgi-bin/om_isapi.dll?...

Title 2A, SS 34-2 thru 34-6

New Mexico:

http://law.justia.com/newmexico/codes/nmrc/jd_ch40-e69.html

Chapter 40, Article 4

New York:

http://law.justia.com/newyork/codes/domestic-relations/index.html

Chapter 14, Article 10-12

North Carolina:

http://www.ncga.state.nc.us/gascripts/Statutes/StatutesTOC.pl?0050

Chapter 50

North Dakota:

http://www.legis.nd.gov/cencode/t14.html

Chapter 14-05

Ohio:

http://codes.ohio.gov/orc/31

Title 31, Chapter 31-05

Oklahoma:

http://oklegal.onenet.net/statutes.basic.html

43-134

Oregon:

http://landru.leg.state.or.us/ors/107.html

Title 11, Chapter 107

Pennsylvania:

http://law.onecle.com/pennsylvania/domestic-relations/index.html

Title 23, Part 3

Rhode Island:

http://www.rilin.state.ri.us/Statutes/TITLE15/15-5/INDEX.HTM

Chapter 15, SS15-5-1 thru 15-5-29

South Carolina:

http://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/titl20.htm

Title 20, Chapter 3

South Dakota:

http://legis.state.sd.us/statutes/displaystatute.aspx?type=statute&statute=25

Title 25, Chapter 4

Tennessee:

http://www.michie.com/tennessee/lpext.dll?f=templates&fn=tools-contents.htm&cp=tncode/100bf&2.0

Title 36, Chapter 4

Texas:

http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/index.aspx

Title 1, Chapter 6 (Family Law)

Utah:

http://www.le.state.ut.us/%7Ecode/TITLE30/TITLE30.htm

Title 30, Chapter 3

Vermont:

http://www.leg.state.vt.us/statutes/sections.cfm?Title=15&Chapter=011

Title 15, Chapter 11

Virginia:

http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?000+cod+TOC2000000

Title 20, Chapter 6

Washington:

http://apps.leg.wa.gov/RCW/default.aspx?Cite=26

Title 26, Chapter 9

West Virginia:

http://www.legis.state.wv.us/WVCODE/Code.cfm?chap+48&art=1

Chapter 48, Article 2

Wisconsin:

http://folio.legis.state.wi.us/cgi-bin/om_isapi.dll?clientID...

Chapter 767

Wyoming:

http://legisweb.state.wy.us/statutes/statutes.aspx?file=titles/Title20/Title20.htm

Title 20, Chapter 2


   
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