What state has the shortest waiting period for divorce?
UTAH: Parties may be able to divorce immediately. Utah is one of the quicker states in which to obtain a divorce, as the mandatory waiting period between filing and finalization is 30 days.
How long does a divorce usually take?
It generally takes around 4 months from the court receiving your application to granting the divorce order. Until your divorce order is processed, and you receive a sealed copy, you cannot remarry in Australia. Remarrying without finalising your divorce process constitutes bigamy.
Do notarized divorce papers expire?
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.
What happens if the other spouse doesn’t sign divorce papers?
Your spouse does not have to sign anything. Even if your spouse refuses to sign any documents, the court can grant a divorce order. But you must prove your spouse was served according to the rules.
How do I get a divorce if my husband doesn’t want one?
It’s acceptable to fill out a divorce application yourself (making a sole application as opposed to a joint application). You simply complete all the information about your spouse and for any questions where you don’t know the answer, you simply write “not known” on the papers.