What happens if I dont sign the divorce papers?

What happens if I dont sign the divorce papers?

Uncontested Divorce If you've gone through mediation and your spouse signs the original agreement that goes over custody, alimony, etc, however, will not sign the divorce papers, the judge may hold an uncontested hearing. If your spouse does not show up to the hearing, the judge may grant the divorce.

Do I have to sign the divorce decree?

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If both parties are signing the Decree: The Decree of Divorce must include all of the agreements between you and your spouse. You both must sign the Decree of Divorce. If there was a hearing or trial: Everything in your proposed Decree of Divorce must match everything the judge ordered at your hearing.

Can a divorce be finalized without both signatures?

Only a few require the signatures of both spouses, and some don't require any signatures at all. A spouse doesn't have to agree to a divorce for it to happen. If he won't cooperate and won't sign a particular document, the court will usually finalize the divorce without his participation.

How do I know if my divorce is final?

The judgment should say that it became final on a given date. If that isn't on the judgment, go to the courthouse and ask the Clerk to tell you if your divorce is final and what date it became final.