Recent cuts in the California state court system have caused and are causing delays for non-criminal cases such as divorce cases. Officials estimate that even an uncontested divorce could take upward of 18 months. By law all divorces in California take at least 6 months. Florida has a similar statutory delay, but it is only 20 days!
There have already been severe budget cuts to the court system in Florida. Most likely, there will be more cuts in the near future.
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