The latest supreme court rulings, though not about divorce, will have an effect on how states deal with divorce. So for your information, here is a summary of the rulings and the possible effects they may take in the near future. DOMA Ruling: In June 2013 the Supreme Court ruled that the Defense of Marriage […]
Divorce Law: The Process
Although you must fulfill certain requirements to get a divorce, there are many ways that those requirements may be met under the law. In an amicable divorce there may be little to no problems meeting the legal requirements, where a hostile divorce may require more time and more expert help. Depending on your situation you will probably want to consult with a lawyer and also need help with negotiations, mediations, and settlements.
From semi-easy to semi-hard here are fifteen states that run in the middle of the pack for difficulty in getting a divorce. 1. Mississippi: Cost: 52 dollars. Time for processing: 240 days. Other: Mississipi allows a civil suit against your spouse’s interloper. 2. Kentucky: Cost: 148 dollars. Time for processing: 180 days. Other: Spouses may […]
From easiest to semi-easy, here are 15 states that make getting a divorce moderately easy. 1. Iowa: Cost: 185 dollars. Time for processing: 90 days. 2. Connecticut: Cost: 225 dollars. Time for processing: 90 days. Other: Common law divorce occurs with seven years of separation. 3. Kansas: Cost: 180 dollars. Time for processing: 120 days. […]
Although some states make getting a divorce relatively simple. The ten states below seem to actively make getting a divorce difficult. Draw your own conclusions as to why, but be warned, these states will make getting your divorce more difficult than the other states. Specifically, these states take lots of time. Each requires at least […]
There are 10 states that are notably easy to get a divorce in. Whether it is inexpensive or you only need a short time, these are the states to keep your eye on when getting a divorce. Remember, some states require you to be a resident of that state before it will grant you a […]