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Connecticut Divorce Waiting Periods

Most state divorce laws have divorce waiting periods during the divorce process to determine if reconciliation is possible. Divorce waiting periods may happen before or after the divorce petition is filed in divorce court. State divorce laws may also choose to establish a remarriage waiting period that orders one or both spouses to wait a period of time once the divorce is final before remarrying.

Connecticut divorce waiting periods require a 18 month waiting period before filing for no fault divorce. The Connecticut grounds for divorce you choose to file under may affect the length of your divorce and divorce waiting periods. One of the spouses must also meet the Connecticut residency requirement before the divorce decree will be accepted by the divorce court. There is then a 90 day divorce waiting period after filing for divorce that starts from the return date of the divorce decree.

There is not a remarriage waiting period set by the Connecticut divorce court, but one may be set if the court feels that it's appropriate with the circumstances of the divorce.

A local Connecticut divorce lawyer can further explain how Connecticut divorce waiting periods will affect the length of the divorce process for you. Get legal divorce advice about how to handle your divorce from a Connecticut divorce attorney near you. Connect today by calling 877-349-1310 or filling out a Connecticut divorce case review.

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The above synopsis of Connecticut divorce laws is by no means all-inclusive and has been adapted from applicable state laws. These laws may have changed since our last update and there may be additional laws that apply in your situation. For the latest information on these divorce laws, please contact a local Connecticut divorce lawyer in your area.

Connecticut divorce laws were last updated May 2009.

Note: Keep in mind that all divorce laws are complex. If you need legal divorce advice or want to fully understand how these laws affect you, please speak with a local divorce attorney.