Q: in a simplified diss. of marriage (in Broward), what does it mean when clerk says "multiple pleadings must be added"?
I have already e-filed: (1) family cover sheet, (2) Petition (with me as petitioner; notarized, signed by me & spouse), (3) notice of related cases (for me), and (4) answer to petition (signed/notarized by my spouse). We are keeping settlement agreement private. There are no children. Both live in Broward and have for years. What other paperwork needs to be filed. Note from clerk: "10. Multiple pleadings must be added and eFiled as separate documents". THANK YOU!!
A: The clerk is telling you that you cannot file your combined stuff and exhibits, case law, etc. in one big giant document; you must file separate documents clearly labeled so the judge can understand what you are trying to do. Go down to the clerk's office and ask to see another pro se divorce case file that was acceptable, write down notes to help you remember what to do, and then take your time and do it right.
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