The Best and Worst States for Getting Divorced

By Joel Stonington and Alex McIntyre - 2011-11-14T16:21:49Z

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Alabama (20)

Filing fee: $154

Minimum processing time: 210 days

Divorce rate: 13.3

Grounds for a fault divorce in Alabama include addiction to "opium, morphine, cocaine or other drug." The state has a relatively high processing time for divorce papers, taking at least seven months.