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HI, I answered the question about children stating that we have 2 children. But, they are adults - 22 and 24 - the system is telling me that I need to sign up for a parenting class. That must be a mistake. Correct?

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I'm Lucy, and I'd be happy to answer your questions today.

Typically when you're filling out forms for divorce, what they want to know is whether the couple has minor children together. The system must have thought you and your spouse have children under the age of 18. That's why it's asking you to take a parenting class. If you can go back, you'll want to see if you can resubmit stating that you don't have minor children, because otherwise it's also going to ask a lot of questions related to custody and child support, and you don't need to worry about either of those.

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Family Lawyer: Lucy, Esq., Lawyer replied 3 months ago

That should also take away where the system is telling you to sign up for a parenting class. If that doesn't work, you can submit a Amended paperwork to the court, clarifying that you do not have any minor children and asking that the parenting class requirement be lifted. There's no reason for you to spend time and money on the class when you're not currently raising any minors.

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