How much is an uncontested divorce in California?

How much is an uncontested divorce in California?

You will have to pay a filing fee, currently $435 when you file your petition for summary dissolution and other documents with the court clerk. If you can’t afford to pay the filing fee, you can request a \u201cfee waiver\u201d from the court.

How do I file an uncontested divorce in California?

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STEP 1Fill out your court forms. Fill out a Response (Form FL-120. Have your forms reviewed. Make at least 2 copies of all your forms. File your forms with the court clerk within 30 days of being served with the Petition. Serve your papers on your spouse or domestic partner. File your Proof of Service.

Do both parties have to agree to divorce in California?

The fact is that California is a no fault state and you do not need your spouse’s signature in order to get a divorce. If your spouse fails to file and serve you with a response, you can file a request for default against your spouse after 30 days. You can also file a proposed judgment for the court to approve.

How do I get a divorce if my husband won’t sign the papers?

If your spouse refuses to sign the divorce papers and give consent, you must prove the breakdown of the marriage, such as adultery or physical/mental cruelty. If you can show evidence of this when the court hears your divorce application, then you may be granted a divorce.