Phillipsburg, NJ asked in Divorce and Family Law for Pennsylvania

Q: What should plaintiff do if defendant does not sign Waiver of notice and Affidavit of consent in a no fault divorce in t

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Kathryn Hilbush
Kathryn Hilbush
  • Media, PA
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania

A: These questions suggest to me that you're trying to handle this divorce without the assistance of an attorney. Briefly, if the other party doesn't wish to sign the Affidavit of Consent, then you have to wait until you've been separated for one year. You'll want to read the court rules for divorce to find out more. As far as the Waiver goes, there's no requirement that the other party sign the Waiver. The only drawback to not having a signed Waiver is that you have the wait 20 days after the Notice of Intention has been sent before you file the final paperwork for the divorce decree.

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