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Divorce is so much more than just filing some papers; it requires a careful analysis of your assets and debts, consideration for the living arrangements and financial provision for any children a couple may have, and calculation of any spousal support benefits that may be owed from one spouse to another.
Our San Bernardino divorce attorney can provide you with legal guidance tailored to your unique situation.
How Long Does a Divorce Take in CA?
The divorce process in California takes at least six months.
California law requires a six-month waiting period after the petitioner files a complaint.
The average timeline for no-fault divorces is about 15 months. The timeframe for fault divorces can vary depending on the case's complexity and can be between 6 months and several years.
As a Certified Family Law Specialist, San Bernardino Family Law Attorney Prendergast is a highly-qualified expert in all areas of matrimonial and family law, including:
We realize that you may have a lot of questions about how to file for divorce, particularly if you’ve never gone through a divorce before. The first step in getting your questions answered is to schedule an initial consultation with our family law attorney in San Bernardino, CA.