Spokane, WA asked in Divorce for Texas

Q: Does 60-day wait to request hearing on Divorce Petition begin @ filing or service on Respondent - Who won't sign Waiver?

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Mr. Min G Kim
Mr. Min G Kim
  • Houston, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: The 60 days period starts from the date of filing, not date of service or the Respondent signing the waiver. If the Respondent is not signing the waiver, you may resort to hiring a process server to serve the Respondent with the documents that were filed. This may result in a contested case rather than remain an uncontested case depending on the circumstances.

Disclaimer: This is not legal advice. Please consult a Texas family lawyer to assist you in your legal proceeding.

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