An Act To Relax Divorce Requirements for Victims of Domestic Violence
Sec. 1. 19-A MRSA §901, sub-§1, ¶¶C and D, as enacted by PL 1995, c. 694, Pt. B, §2 and affected by Pt. E, §2, are amended to read:
Sec. 2. 19-A MRSA §901, sub-§1, ¶E is enacted to read:
This bill allows a person to file for divorce without meeting the 6-month residency requirement if the person resides in the State and produces an operating protection from abuse order or its equivalent from another jurisdiction and the person's spouse is the defendant subject to the order.