How do I divorce my husband who is in prison in Illinois?

Full Question:

I would like to divorce my husband with do it yourself forms. However, my husband is in a federal prison. He is not in Illinois. Do I need his signature? Can I do this without his consent?
01/03/2007   |   Category: Divorce   |   State: Illinois   |   #106

Answer:

Residency requirements/where to file:

At least one of the parties to the dissolution action must have been a resident of the State of Illinois for a minimum of ninety days immediately prior to the filing of the action. The action for dissolution may be filed in the county where either party resides.

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