The spouse filing for an Arkansas divorce must be an Arkansas resident for 60 days, and must wait for 3 months for the divorce to be granted.
Spousal support or alimony can be automatically terminated if the receiving spouse is in a relationship that produces a child or children.
For an Arkansas no-fault divorce, the spouses must have been living apart without cohabitation for 18 months.
The two Arkansas legal separation reasons are: willfully leaving a spouse for one year, and living apart without cohabitation for 18 months.
Arkansas will grant a divorce for nonsupport if the supporting spouse has the means to support the filing spouse, but refuses to do so.