Arguably, you can file for divorce in California if you've lived here for six months, and lived in the county in which you file for divorce for the last three months. The difficulty, however, is obtaining jurisdiction over your wife in Mexico. The Court is going to require that you attempt to serve her with a Summons and Petition for Dissolution. It becomes very, very complicated when dealing with an individual in a foreign country. I strongly encourage you to contact a local family law attorney who has dealt with international divorces - they are different and require an attorney with knowledge of the ins and outs of such a matter.
David L. Gibbs, Esq.
The Gibbs Law Firm, APC
San Clemente, California
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