Once served with divorce papers, you have legal obligations you must tend to in fairly short speed. Divorce papers include both a petition or complaint for divorce, a document that outlines the claims being made by your spouse. The papers also include a summons, a form from the court where the divorce case was filed. The summons sets a deadline by which you must file a response to the divorce petition, according to the American Bar Association Section of Family Law. Protecting your interests in a divorce case requires you to understand how you must respond to being served divorce papers.
How to Respond to Being Served Divorce PapersBy Mike Broemmel - Updated June 13, 2017
Cite this Article
Choose Citation Style
Broemmel, Mike. "How to Respond to Being Served Divorce Papers." , https://legalbeagle.com/199658-how-to-respond-to-being-served-divorce-papers.html. 13 June 2017.
Broemmel, Mike. (2017, June 13). How to Respond to Being Served Divorce Papers. . Retrieved from https://legalbeagle.com/199658-how-to-respond-to-being-served-divorce-papers.html
Broemmel, Mike. "How to Respond to Being Served Divorce Papers" last modified June 13, 2017. https://legalbeagle.com/199658-how-to-respond-to-being-served-divorce-papers.html
Note: Depending on which text editor you're pasting into, you might have to add the italics to the site name.