How long do you have to be separated in Arkansas to get a divorce?
To file for a divorce in Arkansas you must have lived in Arkansas for 60 days before filing and have grounds for divorce. The the most commonly used grounds for divorce are "general indignities" and "separation for 18 months." The grounds must have happened within the last five years.
Is Arkansas a no fault state when it comes to divorce?
Arkansas is not a no-fault divorce state: this means the parties must have grounds (a valid reason according to the state) to request the divorce. Grounds for divorce currently accepted by the state of Arkansas are: Adultery. Defendant committed a felony.
How many years do you have to be separated to be legally divorced in Texas?
three yearsSeparation: The spouses have lived apart, without cohabitation, for at least three years.
How does legal separation work in Arkansas?
Arkansas recognizes separation agreements as legally binding documents. If the spouses negotiate an agreement, it sets enforceable terms for custody, spousal support, child support, and even property division after they sign it. The petitioner must file a petition for separation.