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In December, I submitted a pro se, uncontested divorce case.

In December, I submitted a pro se, uncontested divorce case. Months later I received a notice of a status conference. In it, it says, "Unless specifically excused by the Court, all litigants shall appear in person and by counsel. If a litigant does not have counsel and fails to appear in person at the status conference, the court may at that time strike his or her pleadings, conduct an evidentiary hearing, and enter judgement against said litigant-this could include dismissal of the case." So, this sounds pretty frightening. The point was to just file the paper work, simply pay the court fees, and be done with it. I really don't want to spend a bunch of money on a lawyer as we never had any shared financial ties, property, or children. Everything was filed at once, the petition and the response with neither of us seeking anything from the other. So do I really need a lawyer?Thank you in advance.

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Me and my wife want an uncontested divorce. She stays in

Hello Me and my wife want an uncontested divorce. She stays in Atlanta GA, I stay in NJ. How much time would it take to get the divorce ?JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: I am in new jersey, she is in GAJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: We both are working here on a Work Permit. We are not US Citizens. We are Indian Citizens

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Going to file for divorce in California. My husband will not

Going to file for divorce in California. My husband will not contest the divorce. I have a 401k do I still have to give him half even if he doesn't want any part on it and is in agreement with me keeping my 401k and other assests?

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Ely

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I have an increasingly complicated divorce in the making. No

I have an increasingly complicated divorce in the making. No one has filed yet. My wife has demanfed that i attend a meeting with a very expensive lawyer on Monday. Neither of us can afford his services. She has told me to ask my family for the money but I already borrowed 2k from them to pay her first month payment. She told me to sell my cameras, one of which we bought when she got her SSI back pay. The cameras have been a central focus for her throughout. At one point she took them, the last time she went off her meds, but later returned them to me. My wife is on SSI Disability, is being heavily medicated with pharmaceuticals and marijuana. We used an alimony calculator to sit and discuss terms. We put it all in writing but she went off her medications and shit has hit the fan again. She's accusing me of violent behaviour but she is the one who hit me on December 31. I never laid a hand on her ever. She's claiming that i have punched walls and smashed phones in anger. She was institutionalized in May of 2015 for calling the suicide hotline while i was at work. She claims that i drove her to this. All I've ever done was support her and stand by her to the best of my ability. I wasnt perfect but never hurtful. I changed her diapers when she couldnt walk after she had a surgery. I bathed her. I have her everything I could.Is it to my advantage to file for divorce before she does? Should i attend this lawyer meeting on Monday as she is demanding? Supposedly the first 30 minutes is a free consultation. I have no plans to pay for anything and she cant afford it either. We live in California for 1.5 year and have been married just over 6 years. Please help.

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RobertJDFL

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I have filed a uncontested divorce in Wise County Texas.

I have filed a uncontested divorce in Wise County Texas. Husband signed waiver of service. Married 12/03/12 ceased to live together 11/10/16. I have property in my name, that i had before i met him. Bought Residence in 2008 in my name. My Father loaned me the money for the down payment . He has been unemployed for 3 plus years since married. Construction accident 3 1/2 years ago. Lawsuit settled 10/16, then he left. How much would he legally be able to ask for? Has taken all his personal property already. Would the judge throw out the final if he refuses to sign final decree? And decide the division of estate himself? He thinks he should be paid for time in the relationship?

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I am a military member filing divorce from another military

Hello, I am a military member filing divorce from another military member in the state of Texas (Taylor County) where we are both residents of. However, we are stationed overseas. My question is, does one or both need to be present when the judge signs our decree? We have no minor children and are going to file an uncontested divorce. Thank you for time.

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Lucy, Esq.

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I am currently going through an uncontested divorce in

I am currently going through an uncontested divorce in Macomb County, MI. I have recently filed a default and am attempting to set a final hearing date. To my knowledge I must fill out a request for hearing on a motion form to do this.There is a section on the form that asks me to check boxes that state:()I certify that I made personal contact with the individuals listed below requesting concurrence in the relief sought but it was denied;() I certify that made reasonable and diligent efforts to contact the individuals listed below but was unable to do soThere is then a line for individuals contacted and Dates(s). I am not sure how I should be filling this out. Everything has been amicable throughout the divorce and it is uncontested. Do these boxes need to be checked/lines filled out at all?Also, for notice of hearing section, because I am using this to request the date would I just go ahead and put whatever date and time I want? (permitting it fits the judge's schedule)?Thank you

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Loren

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New york divorce procedure qustions on uncontested divorce,

new york divorce procedure qustions on uncontested divorceJA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Ne york stateJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: last court record shows note of issue filed and even the lawyer wont say what stage it is in or estimate time til finalJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: not hat i can think of

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I have been served with 'complaint for divorce' papers I

I have been served with 'complaint for divorce' papers I need to respond with in 28 days. I have filled out all the information at US Legal forms online for uncontested divorce in response but was told Question: can i use use these forms in response to the papers already served. 2. if not can you help me find online forms so i can respond

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