Posts Tagged ‘divorce papers’
Which States Have the Shortest Residency Requirement to Divorce (and Which Ones, the Longest?)
Figuring out where to file for divorce can be tricky. Each state has different rules and timelines that dictate who is eligible to file for divorce in that specific state. In this article, we’ll be providing insight as to what the most common requirements are to file for divorce, which states have the longest residency…Read More
Divorce Papers: What the Heck Are They?
While no two divorces are exactly alike, one aspect always stays the same: the paperwork. You hear the term “divorce papers” casually thrown around all the time in movies, TV shows, or by gossipy neighbors. But what actually are divorce papers? It is tricky to know exactly what they are because it is such a…Read More
What’s the Difference Between an Uncontested and Contested Divorce?
When most people think of divorce, they think of conflict. After all, that is the image of divorce that we see time and time again. According to pop culture, it seems like the only way to call it quits is to engage in an expensive, lengthy, and stressful fight in which nobody really wins. According…Read More
What is a Divorce Judgement?
There are many legal documents you may face during the course of the divorce process. These may include those certified or sworn by the parties and the judge’s orders. This article will explain what a Divorce Judgement is as well as what other legal documents you may encounter. Keep in mind that a Divorce Judgement…Read More
6 Things a Woman Must Know About Divorce in Texas
Every state is unique in how it adjudicates divorce, adding to the headache of getting on with life-after-marriage. And the Lone Star state, as you might expect, has its own unique rule book. There are several things a woman must know about divorce in Texas if she is going to avoid painful surprises. We’re going…Read More
Demystifying Your Divorce Decree
What is a Divorce Decree? And who decides what’s in it? The Divorce Decree, often referred to as the “Judgment of Divorce” or “JOD,” is the document that makes your divorce official under the law. It’s an Order of the Court that formally dissolves a marriage. As anyone who has been through the process will…Read More
What to Do When You Get Served Divorce Papers
You’ve heard the doorbell ring. You go to the front door and open it, only to be met by a stranger who is handing you something. He says, “Are you Ms. Smith (insert your name)?” You have to think a minute about the answer, because you are facing a stranger and you have no idea…Read More