CALIFORNIA FAMILY CODE
DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE AND LEGAL SEPARATION
Family Code Section 2320
(a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), a judgment of dissolution of
marriage may not be entered unless one of the parties to the marriage
has been a resident of this state for six months and of the county in
which the proceeding is filed for three months next preceding the filing
of the petition.
(1) A judgment for dissolution, nullity, or legal separation of a marriage
between persons of the same sex may be entered, even if neither spouse
is a resident of, or maintains a domicile in, this state at the time the
proceedings are filed, if the following apply:
(A) The marriage was entered in California.
(B) Neither party to the marriage resides in a jurisdiction that will dissolve
the marriage. If the jurisdiction does not recognize the marriage, there
shall be a rebuttable presumption that the jurisdiction will not dissolve
(2) For the purposes of this subdivision, the superior court in the county
where the marriage was entered shall be the proper court for the proceeding.
The dissolution, nullity, or legal separation shall be adjudicated in
accordance with California law.