How long does it take to get divorced in Wisconsin?
In Wisconsin, a person cannot obtain a divorce/separation until at least 120 days have passed from the date both parties receive notice that a divorce action is pending. Traditional divorces can take as long as necessary, but most divorces are wrapped up within 12 months. If there are bitter child custody or property disputes, it is not unusual for the process to last an additional 6-12 months beyond the standard one year mark. In Collaborative Divorce, the average case lasts 4-6 months, depending upon the availability of the parties and their team. More emotionally difficult cases last longer.