At its core, divorce is a legal process that requires you and your spouse to resolve the following:

  • How to divide your assets and debts
  • How to share parenting time
  • How to allocate income (alimony and/or child support)

Click on your state below to access useful articles, guides, and other resources to help you navigate the divorce process and make informed decisions.

Find the Divorce Guides for your State:

Divorce laws vary considerably from state to state. That means every state has its own unique rules and requirements on a variety of factors, including:

  • Residency requirements (how long you must live in the state before you can file for divorce)
  • Waiting period (how long you must wait after filing before your divorce can be completed)
  • Alimony (spousal support or maintenance)
  • Child support formulas
  • Property division
  • Child custody and visitation
  • And much, much more

It’s enough to make your head spin. That’s why we’ve put together a ton of helpful resources to guide you through the divorce process in each and every state. This includes:

  • Overviews of the divorce laws in every state
  • Step-by-step guides on how to file for divorce
  • Dedicated guides on the ins and outs of state rules for spousal support, valuing assets, custody, etc.
  • The guideline formula for calculating child support in your state
  • Overview of the divorce process
  • How much it costs and how long it takes
  • The types of divorce (litigation, mediation, collaborative divorce, etc.)
  • Access to state-specific resources, tools, and professionals