How long does it take to get divorced in Arizona?

How long your Arizona divorce will take to be finalized is going to depend on how your divorce is finalized.

If you and your spouse agree on everything, meaning you will be divorced by consent, you should anticipate your divorce will be finalized in approximately 90 days.

If your spouse does not respond to your divorce petition, meaning you will be divorced by default, you should anticipate your divorce will finalized in approximately 90-120 days.

If you cannot locate your spouse, you will have to get the Court’s permission to serve them via publication and then proceed via default and you should anticipate your divorce will be finalized in approximately 120 days.

If your divorce is contested, meaning your spouse files a Response to your divorce Petition saying they disagree, you should anticipate your divorce will take more than 120 days – probably at least 6 months to be finalized.