Q: How do I answer a divorce summons if I have only a few days left?
You can simply write a letter saying that you received the summons and that you request a thirty day extension of time to engage an attorney. Send it to the other attorney certified mail return receipt requested. That should buy you another month. But you really need to speak to a local divorce attorney about this as soon as possible.
Attorney at Law
Valatie, New York
Don't panic. You can either ask the court for an extension or temporarily answer the summons by
yourself, saying that you are handling it pro se. Then, get an attorney who will contact the court and
the other attorney with a notice of appearance. A summons does not mean that you have to appear in court, just answer. I will be happy to give you a free consultation. 845 634 8179. Visit my websitse at www.wolk-divorce-attorney.com. Allan Wolk
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