How long does it take for a divorce to be final in Michigan?
Typically, most divorces in Michigan take 60 days to nine months, without children. On the other hand, when children are involved it typically takes between six months and a year to reach a settlement.
How long after filing for divorce are papers served in Michigan?
After the complaint has been filed with the court the filing party must then serve their spouse with the appropriate divorce papers within 90 days. After a spouse is served with divorce papers in Michigan he/she generally has 21 days within which to file an answer with the court.
How long after divorce is filed do you get served?
60 daysHow long do I have to serve the papers? You have 60 days from the day you file your divorce papers to serve your spouse. If you are not able to serve within that time, you can request more time. You should request more time before the 60 days is up if you can.
How do I know if my divorce is final?
The judgment should say that it became final on a given date. If that isn't on the judgment, go to the courthouse and ask the Clerk to tell you if your divorce is final and what date it became final.