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Digest for Week of December 16th, 2016

Why Is There a Divorce Waiting Period?

For most folks, once they've made the decision to get divorced, they want it over as quickly as possible. But just because you've signed the papers doesn't mean your divorce is finalized. Half of all states have a waiting period between the filing of divorce papers and when the marriage is legally dissolved, which can range from ninety days in Washington and six months in California to even longer in some states. So what's with all the waiting? And why can states put a divorce on hold?
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