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I never signed my final divorce papers. Am I legally divorced?

A:  No. you''re not legally divorced. You will be if you and your spouse sign the divorce papers, and the judge signed and stamped it... It becomes a divorce decree issued by a judge.. You don''t have to sign them...the judge can still make the divorce legal. You should have received something from the courts that the judge signed making the divorce legal. I think you have up until 2 years after 2 yrs you considered divorced signed or not. If you did not sign or have someone sign them for you using a power of attorney, you are still married! Is this serious? Good Lord have mercy depends if u were unable to be located for...

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do i have to sign divorce papers in north carolina

A:  It''s impossible to say without knowng - specifically - which papers you are talking about. Have you been served with papers for a divorce and are asking how long you have to respond to them? Or something else? I can help but I need more info. Quote: You can go forever without signing them. That wont stop the divorce from occurring though. If you were served with papers, you will have a set period of time... 30 days in FL - might be different in NC to sign them or the opposing party can have an uncontested decree ordered. Quote:...

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If I am legally separated can I force my husband into signing the divorce papers?

A:  If one party doesn''t sign the divorce papers, a default divorce may be granted....

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Got the divorce papers in the mail, what do I have left?

A:  I am sorry you are going through this. Many people share your pain, me included. I feel the same way as you (minus the material things as my ex has left me penniless). Yes, there are days when I don''t want to live anymore. I am also afraid to call a crisis line for fear they will send me to the funny farm. My parents don''t care about my emotions, so I don''t call them. PS- divorce Care has some amazing support groups that are held around 7pm so you can go after work. Look them up online. I don''t know how to help you exactly, but I wanted to let you know you are not alone, and I can fill you in on what has been helping me. I called my insurance and got a referral to see a therapist, and it is good to talk about all my feelings related to the

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Serving divorce papers to someone in Mexico

A:  Yes he can serve her in Mexico, but with the use of the Actuario from the Mexican court with jurisdiction in her place of residence. Sending a Fedex will not work for the purposes of Mexican law and she could claim she was not served (I doubt she would do that). Anyway, why not just serve her by publication here in the US? Save to what the jurisdiction mandates. Lastly, if he already bought the house, technically she is entitled to half of it even though escrow may not have closed. Technically, you purchase a house when you sign the contract, not when the escrow closes, depending on the circumstances of his case....

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How long will divorce take

A:  90 days if everybody agrees on all issues...

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What do i do if my wife wont sign the divorce papers?

A:  First off you will have to file in the county and state in which you both live in. if you have filed out all the papers and she wont sign them just go file. You will have to go in ex parte and place your motion before the court then the judge will give you a court date and a summons. Don''t for get to go file the paper work and get a docket number. From there you will have to have her served you can not do this you self you will have to have a friend of law enforcement do it. When you prepare the papers to be served to her you will want to give her the copy of summons, copy of your papers you filled out (That you filled with the courts), and...

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Getting German divorce papers

A:  In Germany, every divorce is declared by a court judgement. The official copies of such judgement must be serviced to the parties, if the courts know their proper addresses. If you did not receive such official copy you should demand one from the court which is locally competent for the residence of your former spouse.  ...

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How can i obtain my divorce papers online for free or no payment?

A:  If your wife had a lawyer when she began divorce proceedings - contact his/her office. They''ll have the documents you need. You would have had to sign divorce papers, or a member of your family would have to sign by proxy if you were in prison. If this was done, then you are legally divorced. You can''t get your divorce papers on line for free. If they exist, you can get copies for a nominal fee. You need to know for sure that you are divorced, and have the proof, before getting a marriage license....

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What constitutes a "legal" serving of divorce papers in PA

A:  What constitues as a legal serving of divorce papers in Pennsylvania is it has to be either certified mailed with a return receipt or by a process server or by a sheriff deputy....