Q: CERTIFICATION AND AGREEMENT BY COUNSEL
I have served my wife with the Petition for Dissioultion, He responded,According to Legal Aide, My next step is to get a Hearing Date. However it says i need to bring a Copy signed by both parties.Can I just have her and i sign and notirize this form before i go to the court house? how does this work?
A: Yes. If you are in agreement you can both just sign the certification and agreement by counsel. Then you go to the motion/scheduling clerk with this signed agreement to get a "prove-up" date, in which you both will need to go to court. At this time, the judge will ask you questions and then you can get divorced. I recommend you ask legal aid to put your agreement in writing so that you can present that to the court to enter on the date of your prove up.
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