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I have been legally separarted for over 2 years and my ...

I have been legally separarted...
I have been legally separarted for over 2 years and my papers have been filed in the county where I live. How do I go about filing for divorce and how expensive will it be to get it done. There is no assets no nothing.
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5/1/2008
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Not sure why they would be charging so much. In general you would have to file a motion to convert your legal separation into a dissolution of marriage. They might be charging this much if there are no court forms for this motion and they would need to draft the pleadings making the request. I would first ask the court clerk where you had your divorce if there are forms to amend/convert your legal separation into a divorce. If they have none, then shop around for a better quote. Your local law librarian may also have the practice guides on how to go about this yourself.


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