Marriage waiting period elimination passes Wisconsin Assembly
Posted: 1:02 PM, Nov 11, 2017
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MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Couples who get divorced would no longer have to wait six months before remarrying under a bill approved by the Wisconsin Assembly.
Under state current law, a person who was a party to a divorce action in Wisconsin or any other state must wait six months after the divorce is granted before remarrying. The bipartisan bill approved Thursday would do away with the waiting period.