How long does it take to get a divorce?
In Ontario, a divorce can take 30 days to over a year depending on your situation.
The quickest way to obtain a divorce is to file a Joint Application in which both parties agree to all the issues. You can then file your Affidavit of Divorce along with your marriage certificate.
There are three heads under which individuals can seek divorce:
- Parties have been separated for 12 months;
Depending on how quickly your documents are prepared and filed and the number of cases being handled by the Court in your area it can take 30 days to over a year. In most cases we have seen a Divorce Order be granted within 4-6 months of filing all the outstanding documents.