Divorce laws

Divorce Laws of the Fifty States, District of Columbia and Puerto Rico

This page links to the divorce laws of the states and to tables summarizing some of their salient points. Those interested in the divorce law of a particular jurisdiction should review its law directly rather than rely on the tables which may not be fully accurate or complete.

Related LII materials include:


Tables Summarizing the Law in the Fifty States (Source: ABA, includes divorce settlement subjects such as alimony and child custody)