From a respondent's point of view and being asked to sign a Waiver of Citation from a divorce submission filed by my spouse along with the agreement of the Original Petition For Divorce, can the content of teh Original Petition For Divorce be used and count against you on the agreement of the Final Agreement?Any information would be helpful. I have no experience in this issue after being married for 9 years.
Country relating to Question: United States
State (if USA): Texas
Just received the Waiver of Citation and Original Petition for Divorce. Her lawyer is waiting for me to sign.
Hello and welcome! My name is XXXXX XXXXX X will be assisting you. The Waiver would be executed as part of an uncontested or agreed divorce. Once signs, it waives your rights to further participation in the case. The idea is that all documents are agreed to in advance and that you have approved them and don't need to participate or appear at a final hearing. Thus, you should approve all documents prior to signing the waiver, including the final version of the final agreement. Once all documents are approved by you and you know exactly what is being filed with the court, the waiver is a standard way to proceed in an uncontested matter.
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