How long will it take to get divorced in Virginia?

Each case is different.  In Virginia, a party can be divorced on “no fault” grounds once separated for a period of six (6) months provided (s)he has entered into a property settlement agreement and does not have any minor children.  If there are minor children, the couple must be separated for a period of one (1) year for a no fault divorce.   Because of the required separation, it is sometimes beneficial to enter into a comprehensive Marital Settlement Agreement during the mandatory separation period to avoid the potential confusion, stress, and anxiety that may occur when going through the divorce process.

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