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Delaware Divorce Waiting Periods

During divorce, there will be divorce waiting periods to make sure that it isn't possible for the couple to reconcile. Some state divorce laws have divorce waiting periods before or after filing for divorce. There may also be a remarriage waiting period after the divorce is finalized.

In a Delaware divorce, the couple needs to wait six months before filing the divorce petition, as part of the Delaware residency requirement.

Once the divorce petition is filed, there is a 30 day waiting period after the decree has been entered by the court where it can be appealed. There isn't a remarriage waiting period after the Delaware divorce process has been finalized.

A local Delaware divorce attorney can offer legal advice and help you through the Delaware divorce process. Call 877-349-1310 or fill out a Delaware divorce case review form to find Delaware divorce lawyers near you.

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The above synopsis of Delaware 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 Delaware divorce lawyer in your area.

Delaware divorce laws were last updated July 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.