If you are looking for a simple answer, there isn’t one. How long does a divorce take in California? The simplest answer is that it can take as little or as long as you want it to. Some divorces can take a couple of months, others can drag on for years.
“Why is divorce so expensive? Because it’s worth it.” It is a sad truth that when community property is divided and salaries suddenly have to support two households instead of one, no one comes out ahead. No one knows this better than a divorce attorney in California who sees no-longer-happy couples struggle with this every single day.