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My wife applied for a dissolution of marriage petition. It's suppose to be an amicable divorce, I agreed to all of the terms. What do I have to do now? I was served with the papers and I have to respond.
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Hi and welcome to JA. Ray here to help you today.Please bear with me a few moments while I review your question and respond.

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Family Lawyer: RayAnswers, Lawyer replied 7 months ago

What state are you in here, was there a settlement and decree signed here yet,thanks.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Florida. Brevard county
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
No I was served with the papers. I guess she signed the petition
Family Lawyer: RayAnswers, Lawyer replied 7 months ago

Listen you may want to file an answer here so that a default decree is not entered.You can still reach settlement and sign settlement and agree to decree this just protects your rights.

Here are the forms to do that

http://www.flcourts.org/core/fileparse.php/533/urlt/903b.pdf

That way you are noticed of any hearings and if you cannot reach agreement you can go to hearing and have judge decide it all.

I appreciate the chance to help you today.Good luck here moving forward.

If you can positive rate 5 stars it is much appreciated.

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Family Lawyer: RayAnswers, Lawyer replied 7 months ago

You file your answer here in the same court where it was filed in Brevard County.Thanks

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Thanks again for rating 5 stars , let me know if you have more.

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