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How Long Does a Santa Barbara Divorce Take?
Journal of Divorce & Remarriage
  • Samuel J. Frame, California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo
  • Brian H. Burke, Burke Family Law
Publication Date
1-1-2011
Abstract

There has been considerable research about the amount of time the psychological grief process requires when couples divorce. However, there has been little research on the time the actual process of divorce requires. To address this, we obtained free and publicly available information on divorce cases from Santa Barbara County. We are able to offer some insight about the relationship among the length of divorce, marriage length, and having minor children. Our results are consistent with those found in other literature that focuses on the length of the grief process, and our results are consistent with our experiences in family law practice and mediation.

Publisher statement
This is an electronic version of an article published in Journal of Divorce & Remarriage.
Citation Information
Samuel J. Frame and Brian H. Burke. "How Long Does a Santa Barbara Divorce Take?" Journal of Divorce & Remarriage Vol. 52 Iss. 6 (2011) p. 391 - 400
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/sframe/4/