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You filed, served your spouse? Correct? Was there an Answer or Response from the spouse after you served?
yes and yes but the court did not officially accept his response since he did not sign it
the only thing he is contesting is marital property
Well, you can proceed without the GAL. If you have a Notice to attend a hearing, then be there.
The court may note his objections to the marital property. Or the Court may say where in the world is the GAL?
i guess my question is that this would be the deposition for final divorce decree, yes?
It is also possible the GAL is going to there.
I should be divorced by this afternoon?
or at least once the final decree is entered
It is a hearing where you will request the final decree. Yes. Well, verbally yes. Divorced
But you need to wait for the Decree
to be signed. Yes
ok, also, the final decree must be written and filed by me, correct?
You will present the Court with An Order of Final Divorce, yes
how long do i have to file that after the hearing?
And yes filed with the clerk so the Judge can have it to sign
However long you need to take 30 days or so. But the sooner the better, as it will get signed quicker
ok, thank you so much
Yes. Good luck with your new life!
will the judge proceed w/o a gal or i guess can he?
He can proceed without one, Yes. It will depend on whether it is on record that no GAL was requested or not
ok, the x does have a poa can that person speak on his behalf w/o gal?
If there is a record of request and no GAL assigned, the court may say "wait a minute" we need to have the GAL
ok, i made the motion for the gal
No. Not to the Court, unless the POA is an attorney
no not atty
Well, the POA can execute documents on behalf of your spouse. But not speak in court for them
got to go get dressed for success now
Best to you
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