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How Long Does It Take to Get a No Fault Divorce in Mississippi?

Mississippi law provide for an Irreconcilable Difference Divorce, which is often referred to as a No Fault Divorce. A no-fault divorce occurs when a couple agrees to divorce and to the settlement of such issues as child custody and support, alimony, and property division. An irreconcilable differences divorce requires a 60-day waiting period, assuming the spouses resolve all issues within that time and the court has approved the property settlement agreement.

Therefore, after the filing of the petition a no-fault divorce will take at least 60 days to be finalized. Other factors that may affect the time is court and attorney scheduling of the hearing to finalize the divorce.

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