Q: Why are there two counts on my PA Divorce Papers?
I, the Defendant in this, have two Counts from my soon-to-be Ex-Wife's lawyer regarding Divorce.
Count I: DIVORCE UNDER SECTION 3301(c) OR (d) OF THE DIVORCE CODE
Count II: DIVORCE UNDER 3301(a)(6) OF THE DIVORCE CODE
I know the code. I keep reading it, but we were supposed to go No-Fault and avoid court and this seems the opposite. Am I basically being told to accept all blame and sign the papers? What is the point of two counts?
A: The 3301(a)(6) grounds were probably included in case you weren't agreeable to signing for a no fault divorce. In PA, you're allowed to included seemingly conflicting grounds in your requests for divorce in the complaint. It's perfectly acceptable to then ultimately proceed under one of the two.
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