Can you put an ad in the paper for a divorce?

Can you put an ad in the paper for a divorce?

If you cannot find your spouse, you can request permission from the court to publish a notice of the divorce in the newspaper or post a notice in the courthouse. This is called a Motion to Serve by Publication or Posting.

Are divorces listed in the newspaper?

While going through this tumultuous process, you may not have had time to consider what happens to your divorce paperwork once it's filed. You may not know that most court documents are public record (meaning the public can read it) unless there is a specific reason why they shouldn't be.

How long does it take for a divorce to be finalized in Mississippi?

The time it takes for a divorce to be finalized in Mississippi depends on how much you and your spouse are able to agree and cooperate with one another. If you file a non-contested divorce, a Final Judgment of Divorce may be entered around 60 days after the initial complaint was filed.

How do you prove residency in a divorce?

Most courts accept the Petitioner's or Plaintiff's sworn authentication through the sign documentation as proof of residency in the state. However, other documents or items — a driver's license, voter registration card, utility bills or a pay stub showing place of employment — can be used to verify residency.