The Best and Worst States for Getting Divorced

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

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Minnesota (24)

Filing fee: $402

Minimum processing time: 180 days

Divorce rate: 7.6

Minnesota is one of just two states charging a filing fee of more than $400. The state has the sixth-lowest marriage rate in the country and a similarly low divorce rate. The median age at first marriage is 27.6 years, with marriages lasting a median 21.2 years.