California's Six Month Waiting Period for a Divorce

California’s Six Month Waiting Period for a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What is California’s six month waiting period for a divorce and when does the clock start?  California put this law in place to ensure that married couples had a “cooling off period,” an opportunity to give full consideration to the decision to divorce, and to allow time for a reconciliation.  Six months is the earliest that a court can approve …