The Best and Worst States for Getting Divorced

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

Photograph by Matthew Staver/Bloomberg

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South Dakota (5)

Filing fee: $95

Minimum processing time: 60 days

Divorce rate: 9.9

It costs $95 to untie the knot in South Dakota. That relatively low fee could one day prove helpful to the young people who get married in the state, which features a low median age of 25.8 years. Of course, hopefully it won't come to that.