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Am I allowed to notify the petitioner in my divorce case here in CA that she should be receiving the papers in the mail, as she may not be at home today following the papers I overnighted to her yesterday? Or do I just let it take its course? Being from another country, she may not know the procedure on how to go to the post office to get her packet I sent if she is not at home this afternoon to sign for it.
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Good morning. There is nothing wrong with contacting her and advising her of the same unless there is a no-contact order in place. If this is not going to be contested and she is cooperating, you can speak with her and let her know you sent these, so she is on notice and can receive them and sign them and do what is needed, to advance the case.

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Would the no-contact order have been in the section of her FL-100 where the restraining order stuff would be located?
If there was a no contact or restraining order in place you would know and be served with it.
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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
This is for socrateaser only, the expert lawyer I have chosen for my account. Am I allowed to notify the petitioner in my divorce case here in CA that she should be receiving the papers in the mail, as she may not be at home today following the papers I overnighted to her yesterday? Or do I just let it take its course? Being from another country, she may not know the procedure on how to go to the post office to get her packet I sent if she is not at home this afternoon to sign for it.
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If you mailed the paperwork in accordance with the requirements of law (9 court days before the hearing date) and a copy of the FL-335 accompanied your mailing, then you have done all that's required, even if the paperwork never reaches the other party.

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
I was told once the paperwork was mailed out I had five days to return the FL-335 to the court. I will just call them tomorrow to clarify the right procedure.

You were told by whom?

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Someone in Fresno family court support area told me that.

There's no such rule. As long as the proof of service is filed with the court before the hearing, it's legal. But, if the clerk wants it sooner, then comply, because you don't want to piss off the clerks. They're the gateway to getting your case filed.

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
filivit meNd dropping ng if off t the courthouse, not mIling it, correct?

You must be using your phone. I have no idea what you just wrote.

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
filing it by going to the courthouse is the better way tan mailing it?
Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Yup it's my cell phone.
Customer reply replied 5 months ago
I will do it right away in the morning when they open.

The standard method is to include an unsigned copy with the documents mailed to the other party and a signed copy filed with the court at the same time as the other paperwork is filed. If you didn't do that, then file the proof of service with the court as soon as possible.

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