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Q: When an inmate files an answer in a divorce case what does the court do?

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Mr. Min G Kim

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  • Houston, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Filing an answer means that the person has made an appearance for the purpose of his case. Generally depending on which court you are in and in what city, the Court will handle your appearance in court differently. In some courts, they will allow your appearnace at the court hearings through telephonic communication. Also, it means that the other party cannot default you in the divorce and get everything that she or he is asking for. If you are in agreement with the other spouse as the the divorce and whatever else is contained in the agreed order, than you could sign off on the agreed order.

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