migratory divorce

noun

Definition of migratory divorce

: a divorce granted to one party in a state other than that where the other party resides or is domiciled or in a state where neither party in fact resides or is domiciled

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“Migratory divorce.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/migratory%20divorce. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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