Legal Information: North Dakota

Divorce

Updated: 
May 21, 2012

Step 1. Grounds

The process (steps) for each divorce is going to be very different for each marriage.  Some will be longer with more steps and others will be shorter.  Uncontested divorces are usually much shorter than contested divorces.

Each divorce case will be different.  However, the following steps are pretty general and are part of many divorce processes.  You will likely encounter many of these steps, if not all of them.

You must have grounds to get a divorce in North Dakota.  See What are the grounds for divorce?