No one likes going through a divorce.
It’s stressful, it’s expensive, it’s emotionally draining.
From the get go, people want to be done with divorce ASAP.
Which is why they always ask: how long does a Utah divorce take start to finish?
Now, not all divorces are created equal. Depending on what’s done during a divorce, the time is variable.
Here are some general time frames based on our experience helping people through all types of divorces:
- Uncontested divorces.
Uncontested divorces take about 45 days from start to finish.
- Divorces requiring only mediation.
Divorces requiring only mediation to resolve everything usually take 3–6 months from start to finish.
- Divorces requiring temporary orders and mediation.
Divorces requiring both temporary orders and mediation usually take 5–8 months from start to finish.
- Divorces requiring a custody evaluation.
Divorces requiring a custody evaluation usually take 12–16 months from start to finish.
- Divorces requiring trial.
Divorces requiring trial usually take 18–20 months from start to finish.
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