FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: Must I get divorced in court?
A: In California, it is necessary for a person who wants a divorce, to issue a summons against the other person and then to appear in court to give evidence. If the case is not complicated, then it can be resolved in a relatively short period of time.
Q: How long does it take to get a divorce?
A: The time required to obtain a divorce in California varies. Generally, a divorce takes anywhere from six months, which is the statutory minimum, to several years. The divorce becomes final as soon as the judge signs the divorce decree.