Thank you for your question. In which California county is your case proceeding?
Los Angeles, Pasadena Court
Ok. Did either you or your soon-to-be-ex provide a self-addressed envelope to the court to mail a copy of the judgment to you?
Thank you for that information. The judgments, once signed, usually hit the mailbox pretty quickly. So if you have not received anything in the mail, the odds are very high that it hasn't been signed yet. If the judgment hasn't been signed, then the marriage is not yet dissolved. That said, the clerks are really not in a position to go through the case file and interpret the contents, so telephoning (as you have discovered) is usually going to be fruitless. If you'd like to know the up-to-the-minute status of your case, the only option really is to physically go to the court and ask the clerk of the family law division to pull your case file. That will allow you to have the court's entire file in your hand, including any signed or unsigned judgments.
Does that make sense?
Yes. Does it normally take this long? Neither party is disputing anything.
Two months is longer than normal, but it's not so long that it's abnormal. Your case would actually be a lower priority BECAUSE there is no dispute. I've had plenty of matters go two or three months before signature.
Ok.... Thank you for your time and answers.
To put it another way, I wouldn't freak out yet even though it has run a bit long.
Certainly. Did you have any other question?
No, thank you
It was my pleasure to help. Have a good afternoon.
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