How long does it take to be served divorce papers?

Answer Divorce papers can be served by the court, and the clerk of the court has five to 10 days to have the papers served. Services also can be rendered by a private party. The papers need to be filed be... Read More »

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How long does it take to get a certified copy of my Georgia divorce papers?

You can get a copy of a divorce decree through the clerk of the superior court that granted the divorce. If you visit the clerk's office in person, you might get a certified copy of the divorce dec... Read More »

Can i have my divorce papers served by mail?

Most states will allow service by mail if the documents are sent registered or certified mail where the respondent is required to sign for the package or envelope. Check with your local court rules... Read More »

What court do you take divorce papers to?

State court systems have various courts for handling divorce proceedings. In Massachusetts, for instance, divorce papers must be filed at the Probate Court in the county where the person lives. In ... Read More »

How long do you have to sign divorce papers?

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 »