Q&A: How Long Does it Take the Receive Your Divorce Decree in the Mail?

All in all, I think the average across all states is between 3-6 months. You have to inquire in your state where you stand with that.

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All in all, I think the average across all states is between 3-6 months. You have to inquire in your state where you stand with that.

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The Twitter divorce: first Facebook, next Twitter?

I’ve heard of the Facebook divorce in UK, but could someone give their partner notice of divorce via Twitter? Would that ever be enough notice in a pending divorce action?  I don’t think so. The Twitter model only allows about two sentences at a time. The average divorce petition is at least one page long for … Continue reading “The Twitter divorce: first Facebook, next Twitter?”

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Eben Bronfman divorce: Who is Eben Bronfman and why were his divorce papers seized by Suffolk County DA?

I was just reading on Page Six that Suffolk County DA seized a whole bunch of files from attorney George Guldi’s office, about 46 boxes, and included in the seized data were the files pertaining to Eben Bronfman’s divorce from his wife Maria. Maria apparently sent out a mass email accusing Eben of having adulterous trysts with … Continue reading “Eben Bronfman divorce: Who is Eben Bronfman and why were his divorce papers seized by Suffolk County DA?”

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Business man Marcus Schrenker fakes a plane crash after his wife serves him with divorce papers

Coming out of the New York Post, business man Marcus Schrenker,  a financial management specialist in Indiana (he owned three companies, Heritage Wealth Management Inc., Heritage Insurance Services Inc. and Icon Wealth Management) tried to fake his own death by crashing his plane near the Florida panhandles. The man was having business trouble, and his wife … Continue reading “Business man Marcus Schrenker fakes a plane crash after his wife serves him with divorce papers”

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What if my spouse does not respond to the divorce papers?

If your spouse does not answer after 30 days, you are likely to get your divorce by default, meaning the trial court will sign the judgment of divorce and that should be the end of the matter.

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If your spouse does not answer after 30 days, you are likely to get your divorce by default, meaning the trial court will sign the judgment of divorce and that should be the end of the matter.

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Why do I have to sign the Complaint in a divorce action and have it notarized?

So on the verification you would see “SS” which means signed and sworn. The swearing element is important because once you do that, you are under oath and if it is later determined that you lied, you can be brought up on perjury charges which is a criminal offense.

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So on the verification you would see “SS” which means signed and sworn. The swearing element is important because once you do that, you are under oath and if it is later determined that you lied, you can be brought up on perjury charges which is a criminal offense.

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