The Best and Worst States for Getting Divorced

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

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Nebraska (45)

Filing fee: $157

Minimum processing time: 420 days

Divorce rate: 9.3

A year of residency is required to file for divorce in Nebraska, unless a couple married and lived there. There is a two-month waiting period after filing for divorce. The median age at first marriage is 26.5 years and those marriages typically last 22.9 years.