How long do I have to be married before I'm no longer aloud to file for dissolution and how can I get it done or payed for I
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There is no time limit for a dissolution. Couples can get a dissolution if they are married for 6 months or 90 years. The statutes do not limit the length of marriage that can end in dissolution. However, to file for a dissolution you and your "wife" would need to come to an agreement on every issue (i.e. personal property division, child support (for any mutual children), and dividing any financial assets/marital debt). Because your marriage was so short, you almost certainly will not be required to pay any spousal support, even though her income is so low. If an agreement can't be reached to ALL issues, then either of you could file for a divorce and begin the process involved. Timing is extremely important in these matters. I highly suggest you consult with an attorney.
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There is no time limit for a Dissolution. However, it requires you and your wife to agree onALL issues. If she wont agree on any one issue, you'll need to file for divorce. I'd recommend that if youre going to file, you should do it sooner than later as she'll be less likely to claim a change of circumstances and seek support. You need to speak with a lawyer now.
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To terminate a marriage by dissolution, both spouses must agree. If they cannot agree on everything, then a divorce must be filed. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local family law attorney who can review all the facts of your situation and advise if a dissolution seem possible or not, and advise about the divorce process.
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