How can I divorce an inmate for free?

How can I divorce an inmate for free?

The prison library usually has all the forms you will need to file for divorce while incarcerated. Free help should also be available; ask your librarian for the resources you will need. Be sure to ask for a filing fee waiver or indigent affidavit form, as the fee will likely be waived due to your incarceration.

What happens when one person doesn’t want a divorce?

If you properly served the divorce petition and your spouse filed an uncontested response, but won't sign off on the final divorce papers, courts in some states may allow the case to proceed as though it's uncontested. You may wait to be assigned a court appearance date.

Can you serve someone divorce papers in jail?

Serving the Divorce Papers Serving someone who is in prison is not complicated, but you need to make sure it is done right. The sheriff's office or a process server, depending on which service you use, may need to go to the prison and inform the staff that they are serving an inmate with legal documents.