How long do you have to sign divorce papers?

Answer Divorce law allows 30 days, after the serving of the papers to the other party, for the papers to be signed and returned. After the 30 days, the issuing party proceeds with a contested divorce case... Read More »

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Do both parties have to sign divorce papers?

Both parties do not have to sign the divorce papers. If you don't sign, you can appear before the judge in a contested divorce, or not appear, and the courts will award the divorce as uncontested.S... Read More »

How long do you have to respond to divorce papers?

The length of time that a defendant has to respond to a divorce petition varies from state-to-state. The time frame is often between 20-30 days, but can sometimes be longer, particularly if the def... Read More »

Can You Refuse to Sign Divorce Papers?

Anyone can refuse to sign divorce papers, but this will only delay the inevitable. Divorce papers might be refused because someone does not agree with the stipulations of the agreement. If compromi... Read More »

What happens if I don't sign the divorce papers?

On One Hand: Default DivorceIf you do not sign divorce papers by the deadline, your spouse can file for a default divorce. Assuming all legal processes were followed at the time you were served wit... Read More »