Q: My parents have a "Verified Joint Petition for Dissolution of Marriage. Medicaid requires a divorce "decree"- same?
They used an attorney, saw a mediator and amicably settled after 50 yrs of marriage, in 2006.
Documents I have: Case No. 06 D 003500
- Petition by my mother, stamped 3/29/2006, Dorothy Brown, Clerk/Circuit Court
- Verified Joint Petition for Dissolution of Marriage, stamped 3/29/2006, Dorothy Brown, Clerk/Circuit Court, signed by both parent & attorney
- Judgment for Dissolution of Marriage (granted), unstamped, unsigned by either party, attorney or judge
Q: Are they legally divorced per these documents or do I need to obtain a final "decree" or judge-signed document?
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