How will you know when your divorce is final?
Your divorce is final on the day the court signs the decree. You normally will receive it a few days later, since it is sent to your attorney, who will then send you a copy. You are legally divorced as of the date the decree is signed.
Are divorce records public in Idaho?
The oldest marriage or divorce records available are from May 1947. Birth records are considered confidential for 100 years while death, marriage and divorce records are confidential for 50 years. After that time period all records are considered public records and available by anyone for genealogical research.
What is the divorce process in Idaho?
In order to file for divorce in Idaho, the person filing must be a resident of Idaho for at least six weeks. Compared with other states, this is one of the shortest residency requirements. If you are filing, and your spouse lives in Idaho, you will file in the District Court in the county where your spouse lives.
How long does a divorce stay active?
Divorce papers that have not been filed do not expire (whereas if a marital settlement agreement that has been filed but not ratified will be dismissed by the court for lack of record activity in 1 year). When you say you signed a petition I assume you also mean a marital settlement agreement.