Modesto, CA asked in Divorce for California

Q: I filed for a default judgment for divorce today with the courts

how long should it take for me to receive final judgment

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Tobie Brina Waxman
Tobie Brina Waxman
  • Culver City, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: No one can predict for you how long it will take the particular court where you filed your paperwork to process your judgment. This is assuming you filed a judgment package and didn't just file a request for entry of default. If all you filed was a request for entry of default, then other than default being entered, nothing else is going to happen. No judgment will be sent to you. If you filed a full judgment package, depending on where you filed (which court, which county) it can take weeks to months to process your paperwork.

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