How long in AL is the legal time to wait to remarry?

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How long in AL is the legal time to wait to remarry?

Just trying to find out the legal time that I have to wait to remarry in AL. My soon to be ex is trying to put a time in the papers. We will divorce in AL

Asked on September 13, 2017 under Family Law, Alabama


M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

The state of Alabama has a 60 day waiting period for remarriage after divorce. Is that what is being put in the papers?  Then really they are just complying with the law. Technically you could not even marry in another state that has no waiting period becuse each state gives full faith and credit to the laws of other states.  So technically you would be considered a bigamist - marrying while already married becuase the divorce is not final until 60 days after divorce.  Good luck.

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