First you need to determine what form of divorce you want to file. You can either move forward with a divorce by mutual agreement which is referred to as an uncontested divorce, or you can move forward with a contested divorce if there is no mutual agreement. Once you determine what type of divorce...Read more »
That would depend on how long you have lived in NC and where your wife filed the divorce. I need more information to answer your question. You can contact our office and schedule a free consultation to discuss your options in more detail.
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I'm a US Resident and I'm married for 3 years and i have a son but me and my wife didn't live together until the 5th of December 2019 when I moved from Egypt to the USA, And we agreed on getting a divorce and then i will be moving out of Florida and go to live in another state but I... Read more »
You need to contact a divorce attorney immediately to review your situation and provide you advice. Normally, if this is a Florida case, Florida is a no-fault state meaning that the reason for the divorce is usually irrelevant. Including language about cheating would normally not be appropriate. I...Read more »
It depends on the county where you are filing the divorce. In some counties, when an uncontested divorce is filed, the court will allow you to just mail in the final judgment and the judge will sign it. In most cases the court will require you, as the petitioner to attend at least one final hearing.
I want to file for a divorce from my husband of 4 years. We have a 6 year old daughter, no assets or property together. I just want out. No big drawn out battle. Not seeking for sole custody just joint custody.
It is possible that you would be able to have all the paperwork signed and filed with the courts and the order submitted without you having to actually attend a hearing. It depends on the county and making sure all the necessary paperwork is completed from both parties.
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