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I have been served with divorce papers and am not comfortable with some of the verbiage. I have asked the petioner to call me as he is blocking my calls....in order to get some clarity on a few issues. He is refusing to do so. What if any is my recourse?
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Good afternoon. What is it that he is asking you to sign? Is this an uncontested divorce at this time?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
He has mailed the divorce papers which he drew up on line and is asking me to sign in spite of some concerns that seem in conflict with the separation agreement which was signed and note rides in Oct
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Family Lawyer: FamilyAnswer, Lawyer replied 1 year ago

There should be a button for the phone call request that you can make

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Do you see a button for the additional offer?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
have clicked on it twice
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I just proposed it, so there should be something for you to click to accept it.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
It just turned down my paypal request so let's try and do via e mail for which I have Paid the $36
Family Lawyer: FamilyAnswer, Lawyer replied 1 year ago

Ok. We can just chat here. If he mailed you the papers, I am inclined to believe it is for an uncontested/simplified divorce. This can be done and used when the parties agree on everything. You shared that you do not agree with what he wrote, so you do not have to sign anything. If you can not agree, then it would be contested and he would have to go back and obtain and file the necessary forms and have you served by a process server or Sheriff. Once that is done, you will have 20 days to respond and can object to the allegations in his complaint/petition. Unless you were served with a document that stated a specific period of time to respond, you do not have to sign anything, since it is contested and you are not agreeing to what he proposed.

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