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In the petition I received paragraph 9 says that the court

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In the petition I received paragraph 9 says that the court should divide the property and debt. My wife and I have already made these arrangements and there is nothing to divide. Should the statement be changed to reflect the agreement that we have made?
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  originallawyer replied 10 months ago.

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Expert:  originallawyer replied 10 months ago.


No, that is not necessary. That language is there to protect you in case your agreement falls apart. It's boilerplate contained in most every petition for divorce. It will not affect your final order and it will not affect your agreement with your wife if the agreement remains intact.

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