How long does it take?

iVillage Member
Registered: 10-20-2011
How long does it take?
Thu, 01-12-2012 - 10:58am

I know that every state is different, but I am just trying to get a general idea of how long a divorce takes to get finialized.

iVillage Member
Registered: 04-28-2010
Thu, 01-12-2012 - 1:59pm

In my state (MD) there is a 1 year waiting period before you can obtain the final divorce decree and you have to prove you did not cohabitat even one time during that year or teh ticker starts over.

Community Leader
Registered: 01-03-2004
Thu, 01-12-2012 - 8:07pm


You may be able to find an answer by querying your state statutes online or asking a reference librarian. However, the best source is a qualified divorce attorney.

iVillage Member
Registered: 09-21-2011
Fri, 01-13-2012 - 9:33am

I;m in FL, it took less than a month