Silver City, NM asked in Divorce and Family Law for New Mexico

Q: My husband divorced me for five months. We have been together a total of ten years. Does the 5months matter legally?

Matter as in length of time married for alimony, settlement, SS etc..

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A: Divorces are permanent. They don't last for only 5 months, unless the parties subsequently re-marry.

Assuming that's what you mean, for purposes of a new, second divorce, the length of the second marriage is what would matter.

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