The Best and Worst States for Getting Divorced

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

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Arkansas (48)

Filing fee: $165

Minimum processing time: 540 days

Divorce rate: 13.2

Clocking in with the longest processing time, Arkansas makes it tough to get a no-fault divorce. During the mandatory 18-month period of separation, living together is prohibited. Arkansans tend to marry young, at a median age of 25.6.