Me and my wife are filing for divorce after 9 months of marriage, uncontested/no children. I live in Grand Junction, Colorado(where we had lived) and she just went back to Salt Lake City, Ut. I would prefer not to send her a summons as there are extra costs and delays that could occur. We decided we will sign the petition and forms jointly in front of a Notary Public. I am going out to bring my wife's things to her in Salt Lake next week. We agree to terms of the divorce, it's pretty cut and dry. Can we sign the forms together in the presence of a Notary in Salt Lake City, and have me file them with the court in Mesa county back in Colorado?
State/Country relating to question: Colorado
Reviewed information about divorce on Mesa County's web site
You are filing for an Uncontested Divorce, correct?
If that is the case and you are the Complainant, you are the only one who needs to appear at the court hearing where you will confirm the contents of the Uncontested Complaint. She does not need to appear. She can have the waiver notarized.
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