The Best and Worst States for Getting Divorced

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

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Pennsylvania (40)

Filing fee: $316.98

Minimum processing time: 270 days

Divorce rate: 7.6

Pennsylvania has the third-lowest marriage rate in the country, at 14.3 residents per thousand, compared with 12.9 for the lowest, Maine. Grounds for a fault divorce include "such indignities to the innocent and injured spouse as to render that spouse's condition intolerable and life burdensome."