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Posted 4 years ago in Divorce Editors Picks by Aaron Kase  
States May Force Couples to Wait Longer for a Divorce

Washington State is considering extending its statutory waiting period before couples can be granted a divorce to a full year. Currently, separating couples need to wait 90 days before a divorce can be finalized. The law would include an exception for faster divorces if violent or sexual threats or attacks are involved against either the other spouse or a child. North Dakota, which does not currently have any waiting period, is considering a similar measure which would impose a six …

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