Q: Is there something you can file against a wrong venue? They have filed for wrong venue and I don't want to change
This is for a divorce and I have moved to a different county I don't have a car to be able to drive to the other county. I was there for 6 months
A: In Florida, a divorce can be filed where either party lives. If you were in that location for longer than six months when the case was filed then the filing is appropriate. Speak with a local family lawyer for more specific advice.
A: Yes, you can file a motion to dismiss a divorce case that was filed in the wrong venue. In Florida, a divorce case must be filed in the county where either party has resided for at least six months immediately before the filing of the petition for dissolution of marriage. If the case was filed in the wrong venue, the court may dismiss the case without prejudice, which means that it can be refiled in the correct venue.
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