Legal Information: District of Columbia

District of Columbia Divorce

Laws current as of
April 5, 2019


Basic information about divorce in Washington, D.C. You will find more information about divorce, including the risks of taking your children out of state while a divorce is pending, on our general Divorce page. To watch brief videos about divorce in Spanish with English sub-titles, go to our Videos page. Lastly, learn more about the court process on our Preparing for Court – By Yourself page.